Editorial: America does need hybrid car growth
As quickly as gas dropped below $2 per gallon, American's interest in hybrid cars crashed and sales of this car segment evaporated.
Hybrid car sales in May 2007, when gas was nearly $4, totaled more than 45,000 in the United States. Last month the hybrid vehicle sales nationwide barely broke 16,000.
What a difference $2 or less in gasoline costs makes.