FEATURE-Soaring U.S. gas prices spur interest in hybrids


By Poornima Gupta DETROIT, May 28 (Reuters) - Hybrid vehicles made headlines last March after movie stars like Will Ferrell, Robin Williams and Tim Robbins used the Toyota Prius to get to the Academy Awards show. Their environmentally conscious fashion statement seems to have foreshadowed a trend. This spring, more and more Americans are looking to buy one of a growing array of fuel-saving vehicles designed to run on gasoline and electricity. "With gasoline prices reaching beyond $2 ...

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