Hybrid cars will pay for themselves over time-study

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DETROIT, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Some hybrid cars will pay for the premium added to their sticker prices because of high gas prices and tax credits from the U.S. government on the more fuel efficient vehicles, a study released on Tuesday shows. Hybrid cars and trucks, which get improved mileage in city driving by running on a combination of gas and electric power, cost between $1,200 and $7,000 more than traditional versions of the same vehicles, according to auto Web site www.Edmunds.com. ...

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