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    rjnerd, reflectionsv37, Hannibal, Quinton

    The Supercar research partnership between the big 3 and government during the Clinton admin produced 3 diesel electric hybrids with proven mpg between 72 (Ford, Chrysler) and 80 (GM).  Toyota developed the Prius because it was not permitted to join the Supercar program.  The entire effort was dropped at the request of the US automakers when Bush became President.

    The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein -- best book ever, I nominate for a Nobel Prize!

    by xaxado on Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 10:08:09 PM PST

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