Americans are not willing to sacrifice performance and features for better fuel economy, says a survey of Internet car shoppers by the online car buying service Autobytel Inc. Ninety percent of customers surveyed indicate they would consider buying a hybrid vehicle for their next purchase – provided the vehicle is comparative in make and model with the vehicle they currently drive. In the study, 46% of men and 36% of women cite confidence that the vehicle will perform comparably with an ...

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