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EZExit
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2013 12:52:36 AM

Clean diesel car registrations increased by 24.3 percent in the U.S. from 2010 through 2012 following similar trends of double-digit diesel car sale increases throughout the country, according to new data compiled for the Diesel Technology Forum.

Data also revealed South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi are the fastest growing states for hybrid car registrations.

The national registration information was compiled by R.L. Polk and Company and includes data for all types of passenger vehicles – cars, SUVs, pickup trucks and vans – in all 50 states and the District of Columbia from January 1, 2010 through Dec. 31, 2012.

“This new data of total national vehicle registrations coincides with what we’ve been seeing in the monthly auto sales – clean diesel and hybrid cars are...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 6:30:58 AM

got a diesel and a gas burner for two very different purposes. IF there was more NG available, I would even consider trading the gas burner for an NG Civic...
KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:32:01 AM

Old 'news'.
carolfitz4438
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 6:39:26 AM

Depends omN where you do your driving
KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 2:54:13 AM

Old 'news'.
52MPG
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 12:22:59 AM

Probably driven by high fuel prices.
lesndave
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 12:02:33 AM

No thanks
remay
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 11:56:55 PM

When numbers are "relatively" small, it doesn't take much for a big percentage change.
millerin
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 10:16:35 PM

not bad at all
dave27johnson
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 8:28:01 PM

A trend that will continue.
BoerneWatch
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 8:26:21 AM

It is all about the mileage but diesels retain more of their sticker price than anything else I have followed.
bondo
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 8:16:03 AM

Old.
gs7101
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 7:19:23 AM

No thanks!
kyjlh
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 7:05:53 AM

increase is because the gob. bough them
SkooterG
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 5:00:47 AM

Love my VW diesel!
tomok
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 3:29:38 AM

Increase In Hybrid Registrations and Diesel? When the government forces Inbreds and diesel vehicles down our throats, there will be an increase in registrations of some kind.
I will drive my vehicle into the ground before buying anything new, used, EV, PHEV, Inbred, diesel, hydrogen, alternative fuel, CNG, concept and certainly NOT a GM, Ford, Chrysler, Fiat, Prius, 'Tesla,' Leaf, Volt, Peugeot or an NYC/Hurricane Sandy Special 'exploding submarine' Fiskar Karma Inbred!
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
TIGERPAW46
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 1:04:35 AM

Some type hybrids have their advantages, but some shouldn't even be called hybrids. A least they can recharge themselves while driving, mainly in town. If enough people switch to EVs the US Electric grids will fail.



[Edited by: TIGERPAW46 at 4/27/2013 1:07:58 AM EST]
snky2k
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:55:11 AM

People like choices. The more choices there are, the less traditional gasoline appeals to some.
oldred11
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:54:56 AM

I'm glad to see diesel registrations go up. Now can we stabilize the price of diesel at the mid grade to premimum gas price?
granitestater
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:51:07 AM

Waste o' money.
TBONE3
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:49:59 AM

Probably would consider a "clean diesel" IF they were reliable and affordable.
F34RL3SSNIT3
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:47:46 AM

Ok
mfeldstein
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:45:05 AM

Didn't I comment on this one before?
Methodist
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:44:49 AM

love our TDI VW
sonicmustang
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:42:20 AM

Old news
malfrog1
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:39:31 AM

They are still pricey
defiancegasman
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:33:35 AM

OLD
iFueler
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:25:59 AM


     from a very small base a SMALL increase gives a big percentage increase
ricebike
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:25:59 AM

old
AnObserver
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:24:45 AM

This article seems vaguely familiar - kinda like we read it yesterday. Oh wait, we did read it yesterday
crreed1
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:23:18 AM

good
pbalmeo
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:21:53 AM

Love my diesel.
Focus2
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:20:21 AM

At least the diesel drivers aren't using ethanol! With the mandates in place though the less we use the more is exported.
JeffersonState
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:20:07 AM

If we had more diesel choices those percentages would be much higher.
Wierbe
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:19:37 AM

Good for us. We must learn to lower petroleum use any way we can.
FocusFree
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:19:27 AM

Maybe the price of diesel will go down to where it should be
rap12MA
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:18:04 AM

Hey mstearno. I believe aviator rob,as his name implies,spends most of his time in the upper atmosphere........out of touch and lacking oxygen.
10k
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:16:59 AM

must be those infiltrating yankees down here buying that junk-a real suth'rn redneck wouldn't go near a hybrid-unless it was to bounce it off the road with his big ol' pickup truck ; )

the south will rise again-hehe..
obimerrill
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:15:00 AM

Diesels don't make sense with diesel fuel being so much higher. And I still am not convinced hybrids are worth the added cost yet.
boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:14:06 AM

Time will tell.
Caduceus26
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:11:38 AM

error: in wrong forum

[Edited by: Caduceus26 at 4/27/2013 12:13:37 AM EST]
bvrbill
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:11:36 AM

I don't see many deisel cars on the road. Most diesels are heavy duty trucks.
rahcat
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:10:59 AM

Just don't want one.
s6sputnik
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:10:23 AM

V8 or Turbo thank you!
N5EXY
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:06:01 AM

I still like big V8s and blowers.
KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:05:41 AM

I still prefer a gasoline engine.
SteelPenny
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:05:36 AM

Will probably never own a hybrid or diesel.
TheeRedRam
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:04:47 AM

Not me
pv2004
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:03:54 AM

old
sawdust1825
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:03:13 AM

I still like my vehicles.
firefly09
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 12:00:32 AM

Still won't own one.
N4PIP
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2013 11:58:33 PM

If acceptance of hybrids is finally happening in the Southeast, then we are on to something good. Progress!

[Edited by: N4PIP at 4/26/2013 11:59:55 PM EST]
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