Friday, August 31, 2007

Hybrids - Good for you....bad for the environment

Below is a link to an interesting article regarding an auto research firm that spent two years collecting data on the environmental impact of cars.

They do what they call a "dust to dust" analysis of everything that goes into a vehicle, from manufacturing until it hits the scrapyard. It is not surprising that fuel economy becomes a very small part of the equation for all the "energy" put into the vehicle.

If you are out for yourself, that is fine. If you think you are doing the world a favor by driving a hybrid, do some more research.

Read the full article here.


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