26 May '12, 1pm

BMW banking on carbon fiber costs to broaden M range

When we start to see the popular versions of cars & trucks like this coming to the market place, then the hybrid boom will take off. Gotta say l would buy a 100 MPG Via Motors Silverado E-REV in an instant if it was offered in the UK, but a boring dull Volt is not my cup off tea. Most folk would still buy a prestigious 72 MPG BMW 5 Series or a 80 MPG BMW 3 Series Efficeint Dynamics diesel that has the best handling in the world, than pay a bit extra for a Volt when the push comes to a shove, Once we start to see popular models with a hybrid version, the hybrid boom will arrive. Volt should have been an exclusive only Caddy Volt but still sold at the same price to give folk in the Volt buying income bracket something exclusive & special that can't be brought at Chevy, and when the cost of the technology started to come down or peak oil hard to pull out the ground/Chinese In...

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