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European Buyers To Skip Over Hybrids, Go Straight To Plug-Ins

European Buyers To Skip Over Hybrids, Go Straight To Plug-Ins

By John Voelcker 1,961 views Apr 29, 2015 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model Enlarge Photo While hybrid cars have had a good 10-year run in North America as the most fuel-efficient alternative, Europe never warmed to hybrid-electric powertrains. With roughly half the passenger cars sold in the European Union being powered by more efficient diesel engines, the difference between hybrid and diesel economy figures was much lower than in the U.S. DON'T MISS: Hey, Media: Electric Cars Aren't Hybrids, The Difference Matters While the industry consensus even five years ago was that all makers would have to offer hybrids in notable volumes to achieve carbon-reduction and fuel-efficiency goals, that appears to have changed. An article in trade journal Automotive News Europe notes that in just...

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