Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer

Buyers say “Truck off” to hybrid prices

truck

A fact that will astound no one but the Sultan of Brunei and Paris Hilton: some people out there are finding the prices of hybrid vehicles a little on the steep side.

But it’s not hybrid cars makers getting a finger wagging from soccer moms down on the housekeeping – it’s hybrid trucks manufacturers.

Apparently, with a soupcon of government subsidy and a pinch of price drop, Europe’s truckers could be persuaded to drop their petrol guzzlers like a used tissue and go hybrid.

Reuters talks to the runners and riders here.

From the article:

“Added weight from a second powertrain can limit a trucker’s haul – increasing per ton transport costs – and with most hybrid models still at the development and field-testing stage, prices are set to stay high until there’s enough of a demand to warrant industrial-scale production.”

The Global View creates and curates research, perspectives and intelligence on the modern leader’s agenda.

Subscribe Now

Get our latest research papers and amazing posts directly in your email.

Loading

The   Global view © 2022. All Rights Reserved.