Hybrid Cars A “Status Symbol” Among Older Folks

These days green is the hot new trend among the young people, though interestingly enough it is older buyers who are flocking to hybrid vehicles. Apparently Baby Boomers still think of themselves as “hip” and “cool”, as well as wealthy enough to afford a new fuel-sipping ride.

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Study: Most Drivers Expect All Cars To Be Electric Or Hybrid In 20 Years

There seems to be a definite, positive shift towards hybrid and electric cars, and while green cars still represent a small slice of total sales, it’s not hard to imagine a future where all new cars are either hybrids or EVS. Amazingly, more than half of Americans agree with this scenario.

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Electric And Hybrid Car Sales Continue To Climb In 2013

With more hybrid cars on the market than ever, it should come as no surprise that sales of hybrid vehicles continue to grow month after month. 2013 could prove to be a watershed year for hybrid cars though, with sales of both pure electric and hybrid vehicles putting on strong showings in an increasingly competitive car market.

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Ford Executive: "Hybrids Are Flying Off The Shelves Out In California"

J Mays, vice president of design at Ford Motor Corporation, said that their hybrid cars are flying off the shelves in California. He also added that the US hybrid market is growing as a whole, slowly, but steadily. Looks like Americans are finally warming up to hybrids.

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Diesel And Hybrid Vehicle Market Growth Outpace Overall US Market

The growth of hybrid and diesel vehicle sales increased significantly over the past couple of years. According to Polk, the number of light-duty hybrid vehicle registrations increased by 34% between 2010 and 2012, and diesel sales are up by 24% to 797,000, from 641,000.

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San Francisco: Leading The Way In Hybrid Sales

In San Francisco 1 out of every 10 vehicles purchased is a hybrid vehicle – the highest rate on the country. Overall the state of California leads the nation in hybrid sales, among other things.

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