Manufacturers say they will continue to keep rescue personnel up to date on their hybrids. But they also contend that hybrids can be seen as safer than regular cars.
"Everybody's concerned about the electrical side, but could you imagine if we tried to bring gasoline out today as a motor fuel?" [Toyota service training instructor Chris] Peterson said.
-BIF said:Ditto that, Richard. There are lots of things that would never get approved if they were brand-new concepts today:
The Hoover Dam. (or any dam for that matter)
Wastewater treatment plants.
Horses. (they pollute and can step on your foot)
Buggys. (too newfangled, too fast)
This is par for the course, and it's just one reason of many that people are increasingly getting their news from alternate sources. Because we want the whole story, not just the screaming-headline part of it.mrv said:Too bad that all the media outlets that picked up the original story didn't print the retraction....