NREL says hybrids have saved 5.5 million barrels of gasoline
Before hybrids have any real impact on our oil consumption we will have to have many, many more of them on the road and even more of nearly 250 million non-hybrid vehicles currently in use in the US taken off the road. That's something that isn't going to happen overnight and that's were the use of ethanol in all the flex-fuel vehicles we're getting on the road now can help during that transition period.
[Source: Consumer Affairs]
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