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-- -- surprising new survey on hybrid cars.
It seems folks who already own one are not all that excited about buying another.
Claudia Cowan live in San Francisco Claudia what -- the number saying about hybrid loyalty.
Nagin they suggest that for many hybrid owners they experience is one and done.
According to recent analysis by -- automotive just 35%.
Of hybrid owners in this country chose to buy another one when it came time to get a new car.
Loyalty dropped even more an eco conscious cities like Los Angeles San Francisco and Portland.
Despite high gas prices and -- desire to help the environment and reduce dependence on foreign oil.
Many hybrid owners have decided a second want is simply too expensive.
-- lot of gasoline powered.
The vehicles out there that are much more fuel efficient and it cost thousands of dollars -- in the hybrid counterparts.
Green cars recoup their extra cost of being a hybrid after seven to ten years.
But on average people get rid of their car after about six years -- and that means that current gas prices most hybrid owners don't really see a savings.
Back to you.
All right so they don't like that the financials -- -- did they feel that that cars met their other expectations.
You know many don't many hybrid owners say they were really disappointed with the technology.
Bruce Cornelius who lives in Los Angeles told us that his 2008 Honda Civic hybrid we just saw picture of -- a minute ago the white Honda -- there.
I think he said that this car did not get nearly the gas mileage he had expected.
And he said the electric battery system often didn't work which met his Green -- released carbon emissions.
Just like -- Mercedes-Benz he had given up.
While he is waiting for the technology to improve analysts predict former hybrid owners will return to the -- when either gas prices so war.
Or sticker prices drop.
Make it very interesting cloudy thanks.
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