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Would you consider getting an electric or hybrid vehicle?
Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
5 months left

Would you consider getting an electric or hybrid vehicle?

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Yes

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Pam Ratcliff
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Pam Ratcliff

I already have a hybrid and love it!

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Paige Crenshaw
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Paige Crenshaw

I had electrical work done last year and put power in close to the driveway for my future hybrid or electric car.

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Jane
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Jane

Yes! But only after this car wears out. In ten years. I think they’re a good idea.

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Caryn Erdberg
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Caryn Erdberg

Not an elextric but I own a hybrid.

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Mary Hoffman
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Mary Hoffman

I have PV on the roof producing most/all the household need s for electricity, hot water solar panels providing in floor heat. My 20 plus yr old 48 MPG (hwy) gas car is well past 200,000 miles, so this just seems the next step in what I can do towards helping preserve our mother planet

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Mac Kinder
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Mac Kinder

Hybrid so i’d have the fossil fuel option.

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Joyce Koch
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Joyce Koch

If the price is reasonable.

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Barry Rashford
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Barry Rashford

I like them and save the world

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

its the way of the future!

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Hilary
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Hilary

It's the price of one that is holding me back, mainly. I simply cannot afford a newer (used) car.

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No

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Carl Evans
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Carl Evans

That is going to add more load to an already overstressed electric grid. No thanks.

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Carol Hawrylak-Giordano
Carol Hawrylak-Giordano

I didn't even think about that. The cost of the whole thing, price of car and cost of charging station install, is prohibitive, but you make an excellent point. California can't keep the lights on during heat waves as it is. If everyone had electric cars they wouldn't be able to charge them anyway!

Bonnie Batten
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Bonnie Batten

At my age, there's no way I can afford one.

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Carol Hawrylak-Giordano
Carol Hawrylak-Giordano

Bonnie, you and me both! Someone mentioned the additional stress to an all ready over loaded power grid especially in the American Southwest! They have rolling blackouts during heatwave now. How would they charge their cars with no power?

Larry Ewart
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Larry Ewart

Electric vehicles is just one more way to control society. Eventually travel will be limited due to infrastructure inadequacy

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Jeanette Johnson
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Jeanette Johnson

I won't be able to afford this kind of car. I live in Imperial county 115° just today, I wouldn't have to where to charge it definitely not here at my apt.

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Sandra Carmony
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Sandra Carmony

They cost too much, replacement batteries batteries after three years will cost more than the value of the car, the raw material necessary to produce EV batteries wreak havoc on the environment, the electric grid can't handle cold weather now, so how can it support 100 million electric cars?

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Jo Locke
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Jo Locke

The elements to make the battery are toxic to our atmosphere and to the poor who mine it. When they no longer work, there is no safe way to dispose of them which means the toxicity will live on.

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Larry Sabulsky
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Larry Sabulsky

I have no use for an electric vehicle. I travel across the country for work and it would take me forever to get to my locations if I had to stop and charge up my truck.

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Thomas Hunt, Jr.
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Thomas Hunt, Jr.

Why anyone would need one out in the middle of the country is beyond me.

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Tina Bouthillier
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Tina Bouthillier

Not worth the expense and headaches for me!

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Carol Hawrylak-Giordano
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Carol Hawrylak-Giordano

They are too expensive for the car AND to have a charging hook up put into my house would cost approximately $10,000. Who can afford that? Certainly not a disabled old woman like me. I'll keep my 2 gas efficient Ford SUVs. My husband agrees with me.

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