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A decade on, survey suggests buyers still don't understand hybrid cars

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Mar 16th, 2011 at 9:00AM

2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery In this year's State of the Union address, President Obama proclaimed that there would be one million electric vehicles on the road in the United States by 2015. Toyota recently celebrated the building of the company's three millionth hybrid worldwide. More and more automakers are turning to the battery pack and electric motors to improve fuel economy or remove petrol from the equation altogether, but do Americans know what any of this means? Not really, at least according to a recent study. MediaPost reports that marketing... Read More

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