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    Dirty Secret: Green Cars Automakers Won't Sell You

    Buying these environmentally friendly cars often depends on where you live.

    Story at the link below:

    http://autos.msn.com/advice/article....tentid=4024974
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    That guy better quit making all that noise or he'll come up missing.
    It isn't whats good for the environment, it's what's good for the economy.
    Flood the market with those vehicles without the oil companies and all related business being diverse in that market and you'll hear the whinning. And that ain't gonna happen.
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    That sucks. I guess that I should be glad that I live in California.


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    Wonder what states fall under that, and if you can just go to one of those states to buy one. Although 32 mpg isn't really THAT good for gas mileage, I get almost that in my stock 95 Mitsu Eclipse.
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    Mitsubishi's are good. I used to have a Mirage that got 35. Better than my Focus.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    Wonder what states fall under that, and if you can just go to one of those states to buy one. Although 32 mpg isn't really THAT good for gas mileage, I get almost that in my stock 95 Mitsu Eclipse.

    I gathered that it wasn't so much the mileage they get but the fact that they are good for emissions. One part of the article said that they put out less than a lawn mower..

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    So, just how green is a PZEV machine? Well, if you just cut your lawn with a gas mower, congratulations, you just put out more pollution in one hour than these cars do in 2,000 miles of driving. Grill a single juicy burger, and you've cooked up the same hydrocarbon emissions as a three-hour drive in a Ford Focus PZEV. As the California Air Resources Board has noted, the tailpipe emissions of these cars can be cleaner than the outside air in smoggy cities.
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