Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Sunday April 20, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Service & Maintenance

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-26-2012, 09:35 PM   #1
Angle88GT
*** Banned ***
 
Member#: 308117
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: SC
Vehicle:
2
red

Default Hybrid Cars Won’t Save Much Oil

Hybrid cars may be as popular as ever, but they may not have much effect on the nation’s – or the world’s – oil consumption over the next two decades, according to J. Marshall Adkins and Pavel Molchanov, analysts for the financial services firm Raymond James.
Roughly 290,000 hybrids were sold last year in the United States, about the same as in 2008 and down from a high of 347,000 in 2007. Last year, hybrid cars — which have both conventional and a battery operated-engines — had a market share of roughly 3 percent.
In a report, the analysts point out that even under high-growth assumptions, where hybrids account for a third of all new car sales in 2020, the savings would be just 200,000 barrels of oil a day, or just 1 percent of the nation’s current oil demand.
The analysis makes a number of assumptions that may or may not turn out to be correct. For example, it uses an average fuel efficiency of 27 miles per gallon for regular vehicles versus 40 miles per gallon, on average, for hybrids.
“No matter how ‘cool’ and popular the concept might be, from the oil market’s standpoint, hybrids will be irrelevant as far as the eye can see,” the report asserted.
































* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Angle88GT is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Just Won a case of oil from my school.. lol dwomp24 Off-Topic 21 02-07-2010 04:03 AM
Is my car using to much oil? Subee05 Factory 2.5L Turbo Powertrain 31 11-24-2009 10:04 PM
Volkswagen: Fuel-cell cars won’t save the world BlownGasket Non-Subaru News & Rumors 1 11-06-2007 02:48 PM
How much oil in my Hybrid? Chad W Built Motor Discussion 2 08-17-2007 12:36 PM
How much oil is too much in a WRX? Ticking noise. Rob W. Factory 2.0L Turbo Powertrain 4 10-03-2001 08:04 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.