SUM&RESP life in the green lane

SUM&RESP life in the green lane - Ashlee Chang...

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Ashlee Chang Jennifer Gianunzio English 100 12/10/10 Summary/Response "Life in the Green Lane" Jamie Lincoln Kitman Kitman addresses the problem that selected so-called hybrid cars are actually less efficient than regular gas-saving cars, which aren't hybrids. Moreover, hybrid drivers are receiving more benefits from the government for owning such vehicles, such as tax incentives, special parking places, etc. Kitman's friends recently purchased a hybrid S.U.V., and exclaimed they are making a very green decision. Kitman shakes her head, stating that S.U.V.'s are heavy cars as is, at batteries itself won't power up the car without the help of a lot of gasoline. It's only 21 miles per gallon. Furthermore, although many people perceive themselves as making a great decision by buying a hybrid car, lazy buyers often forget other methods to keeping a clean, healthy environment. If you're running a car on electric, one will most likely need a new battery every so often. A lot of people don't dispose of batteries properly, which ends up being an even
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