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Forum: A change of opinion

Updated: March 26, 2013 9:41AM



How many of you have ever heard of Takeshi Uchiyamada? Probably not many. Mr. Uchiyamada was one of the pioneers in the development of hybrid cars and has sometimes been called the “Father of the Prius.”

Now, Uchiyamada says all the money that has been spent on the electric cars has been basically a waste of money. Why would he say that, I wonder?

Could it be because of the limited driving range, high cost and lengthy recharging time? I think so.

Philip Peffley

Oak Lawn



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