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Old 02-27-2009, 02:08 PM
 
Location: Texas
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The Recorder (http://clubs.ccsu.edu/recorder/editorial/editorial_item.asp?NewsID=188 - broken link)
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Old 02-27-2009, 02:13 PM
 
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ALL vehicles cause environmental damage.
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Old 02-27-2009, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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The Recorder article has posted so many times it's ridiculous. It's so 2007 and has been debunked by many knowledgeable people. I personally researched and posted articles debunking the claim over on the Raleigh-Durham forum in 2007. If you want to search under my name you can see for yourself.
Green Party of Canada | Hummer more environmentally friendly than hybrid Prius? | www.greenparty.ca
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Old 02-27-2009, 03:45 PM
 
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I loved the driving test TOP GEAR did on the Prius and a BMW 330i beat it on fuel mileage.

Prius reminds me of the reusable toilet wipes I heard about today. Compared to toilet paper they are a bacterial nightmare and to reuse them and wash and dry them, it uses 40 times the amount of energy.

The prius is one of those good intentions, good feelings car but the actual results are poor.
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Old 02-27-2009, 03:51 PM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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"Resuable Toilet Wipes"??? Those are words I don't like being put together...
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