28 Apr '11, 5pm

With the Return of $4 Gas, GM Again Looks to Mild Hybrids

With the Return of $4 Gas, GM Again Looks to Mild Hybrids

I understand that some people just can't afford a new hybrid, but there are used ones out there. The only real problem is that the people who are selling them know that they can command a higher resale price for them because they achieve relatively high to high MPG's. Now if people were smart they would have been watching the trend in oil and gas prices for the last 5 years or so. Those that knew that the $147 a barrel in 2008 was no blip on the radar knew it was a trend went and bought a hybrid in 2009 when gas prices tumbled to 5 year lows in Feb-2009. Especially when financing was so in favor of the consumer. Unfortunately most people thought the era of cheap gas was back and pick-up/SUV sales were up. Well now we're back and high gas prices are here to stay. I bought my 2nd gen Prius not too long ago and boy am I glad I did. Now 38 mpg hwy isn't too bad, but I can do t...

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