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Is this really what America thinks...?

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BASICALLY it says "the new diesels are good, but gas powered cars are better, so are hybrids" in a sense. What a load of biased, uneducated sh*t.

I don't know if this is really how stupid the majority of the country really is, or if its the media brainwashing again. Oh and not a single mention of Hydrogen cell prospects...

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I don't know if this is really how stupid the majority of the country really is, or if its the media brainwashing again. Oh and not a single mention of Hydrogen cell prospects...

What a crock of isht

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Just look into some of the European diesels. 60+ mpg, with three times the power of a prius hybrid

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Just look into some of the European diesels. 60+ mpg, with three times the power of a prius hybrid
OMG I KNOW!!! And there isn't enough market for them here, cause of crap like this.

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OMG I KNOW!!! And there isn't enough market for them here, cause of crap like this.
I think there is more bureaucratic BULL@#$% involved than just lack of interst. If you HONESTLY were to get in front of a nation audience and say If you could buy a car for LESS than a Prius and get more longevity and better gas milage, would you buy it???? They would beat a path to your door....

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I think there is more bureaucratic BULL@#$% involved than just lack of interst. If you HONESTLY were to get in front of a nation audience and say If you could buy a car for LESS than a Prius and get more longevity and better gas milage, would you buy it???? They would beat a path to your door....
*Points to posted link* you're exactly right. All the car'tarded people are getting this kinda message. It's unreal. That's why I get such a kick out of this commercial!

YouTube - Meet the Volkswagens - Jetta TDI Meets Prius

More stuff like that please!

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Yeah one of the few realistic ones out there.

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... just because

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Funny commercial

I saw another commercial the other day for a "clean diesel" Audi "deisel, its no longer a dirty word"

YouTube - Audi Official Commercial: Oil Parade

Maybe if this stuff takes off they will take it a little easier on the diesel community


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