Hybrid Shmybrid part 2

Slashdot reports that our little old mini’s were probably better than a Prius. Cheaper to.

“A renowned racing car designer has said that car manufacturers should be looking at making cars lighter to improve efficiency, rather than adding complex drive trains. In this article on the BBC News website, Professor Gordon Murray explains that a weight saving of 10% in a normal car would make more difference than switching to a hybrid engine and motor combination. Could this be the next nail in the SUV’s coffin?”

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