Sure, it's "chic" to be green now, but so what? Isn't that a good thing in the long run?
Joanne Helperin - Edmonds – Aug 27, 2008
Don't they have something better to report? Maybe these reporters assume everyone else chooses their ride to be noticed - Ed.
A Monday feature on FoxNews.com, Green With Envy: Prius Owners Smile as Neighbors Fume
, is just the latest in a long string of articles that equates owning a Toyota Prius with being holier-than-thou. An excerpt:
"Studies conducted by J.D. Power show that the typical hybrid purchaser is better educated and wealthier than the average car buyer. Furthering the exclusivity is the fact that available hybrids are hard to find... Toss in the tax breaks and access to highway HOV lanes that hybrid drivers get in many locales, and it's no wonder old-school drivers can get irritated."
To which the non-profit 40mpg.org
, which encourages hybrid ownership says, "Enough already!" with all the hybrid owner bashing.
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