Hybrid Diesels are Coming

Actually, they’re already here in terms of commercial vehicles, but WorldChanging points us to a Wired article that claims that both GM and DaimlerChrysler are making efforts to bring out hybrid diesel passenger cars. The manufacturers are claiming this feature would add $8000 to the cost of a vehicle, but, as Jamais notes, “Automakers currently suing the state of California to block the implementation of CO2 emission reduction rules have a vested interest in showing that making their vehicles more efficient would be too costly.”

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