NEW YORK – A potential consumer backlash on hybrids is in the making, Jeremy Anwyl, president of, tells the International Motor Press Assn. here. Some buyers have been disappointed by the real-world fuel economy they’re achieving with their hybrid vehicles, he says. "(Hybrids are) not quite the fuel-efficient wonders they are generally thought to be," Anwyl says, noting the fuel economy gap between hybrids and conventionally powered vehicles also is shrinking. Accord ...

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