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Old 05-11-18, 11:30 AM   #31
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Well you have to remember, for a while there gas was $2 a gallon, the government was highly encouraging the auto makers to push cars on to market that people simply are not going care about until gas goes over $3 a gallon.

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In Canada the push appears to be already on or its just money grabbing by the oil companies once again.. check out the high in Vancouver last week

Gas prices hit record 160.9 cents a liter in Vancouver ( $6 ca. u.s gal )

Gas prices hit record 160.9 cents per litre in Vancouver | CBC News

In my City its currently @ $1.45 liter / $5.48 ca. us a gallon
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Old 05-11-18, 12:53 PM   #33
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If ford makes 90% trucks an SUV’s and gas prices go back to $4 gal they will be hurting.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek PHEV will be company's first plug-in hybrid
https://www.autoblog.com/amp/2018/05...rosstrek-phev/
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Old 05-12-18, 01:54 AM   #34
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Sounds like Vw is ready to take up the slack and I like German vehicles ,the wheel bearings on my Beetle look fit for a Porsche ,Massive needle bearings. . Probably the same the car only cost $25,000 20 years ago.. its a 98 and gets me 62 mpg imp.
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I have found VW liquid cooled gasoline powered cars to be over priced, overly complicated, mediocre reliable with high operating costs. They are great cars. Just not for very long.
I will never own another VW product again.

Looks like we can count ford out for dumping money into electric cars.
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Gas cars in general blow VW's diesel cars are where its at I get better mileage then the hybrids being offered and my cars a 20 year old econo box , I get 62mpg mixed without pules n gliding
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2019 Honda Insight hybrid production begins in Indiana

"It's the fifth electrified vehicle Honda has launched in the past 18 months"

https://www.greencarreports.com/news...mage=100648217

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Gas cars in general blow VW's diesel cars are where its at I get better mileage then the hybrids being offered and my cars a 20 year old econo box , I get 62mpg mixed without pules n gliding
You pay 20% 25% more for fuel to get 20 to 25% better mileage.

Now 20 years ago diesel was cheap.
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I think we can count ford out.

GM already lost a ton of money on the hybrid Silverado that only lasted 2 or 3 years.
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The hybrid attempt on the Tahoe by GM was a half-hearted attempt. If they build one off the Volt tech it will be well received if they keep cost in check.
I would love to have one.

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