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JT
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2005 11:01:10 PM

Which technology do you think is most likely to compete with gasoline in the near future?
Ethanol
Bio-Diesel
Hybrid Technology
Hydrogen Fuel Cells
None

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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april4
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2009 10:53:07 AM

Hybrid Technology
YB1234
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2009 10:52:41 PM

After reading everyone's comments I still believe that Hybrid has potentials.
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2008 1:30:08 AM

Hybrid
Z51Corvette
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2008 10:43:42 PM

Hydrogen fuel cells and Hybrids are the only way to go, from a purely technical reason.
gasisoutrageous
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2008 11:29:02 PM

Hybrid technology, then ethanol, followed by hydrogen fuel cells.
chemist74
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2008 9:48:39 AM

plug-in hybrid
gasisoutrageous
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2008 9:26:19 AM

Hybrid, for sure, but I would love to see hydrogen become more widespread than in just California
Philmar
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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2008 10:53:47 PM

Hybrid Technology
Philmar
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Hybrid Technology
Duke69
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Message Posted: May 3, 2008 11:14:42 PM

Hybrid Technology
Quazar911
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Message Posted: May 3, 2008 11:11:33 PM

Hybrid Tech
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2008 6:12:44 AM

Hybrid Technology
Guido4
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Message Posted: Feb 29, 2008 6:34:28 AM

Hybrid Technology
YB1234
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2008 7:48:13 PM

Hybrid Technology
YB1234
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2008 7:48:06 PM

Hybrid Technology
YB1234
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2008 7:48:00 PM

Hybrid Technology
YB1234
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2008 7:47:53 PM

Hybrid Technology
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2008 7:47:36 PM

After reading everyone's comments I still believe that Hybrid has potentials.
Blubberpuppy
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 12:40:00 PM

Hybrid and ethanol.
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2008 8:24:16 PM

Hybrid Tech
Redstar5
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2008 10:24:28 AM

Hybrids and ethanol technology will most effectivelly compete in the near future. Hydrogen will take longer to work out the problems and make a viable option.
oilgas
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 7:05:42 PM

Water to HHO, or fuel cells, or anti gravitational devices.
Guido4
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 8:20:38 AM

Hydrogen Fuel Cells
pokerz
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2007 9:35:47 AM

solar cells
FogCitySpotter
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2007 8:04:42 AM

Hybrid Technology, with fuel cells right after that.
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2007 8:34:12 PM

Hybrid Technology
chemist74
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2007 9:13:26 AM

Hybrid, initially regenerative (Prius type) with a growing number of plug-in hybrids.
Dorkchop
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2007 9:04:57 AM

Hybrids are going to be the most numerous and competitive with gasoline in the near future.
Dart
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2007 8:32:09 AM

I think I answered "hydrogen fuel cells" a while back, but I'm changing my answer to hybrid technology. Not Prius/Saturn Green Line/etc.-style hybrids, but Chevy Volt-style hybrids. "Common" hybrids such as the Prius won't "compete" with gasoline, but will supplement it. The Volt is essentially an electric car with a gas-powered generator as a backup, and I think vehicles using similar systems will actually "compete" with gasoline much sooner than hydrogen fuel cells.
Guido4
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2007 6:19:16 AM

Hydrogen Fuel Cells
john382
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2007 12:34:04 AM

Hydrogen Fuel Cells
rjr54
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2007 9:49:40 PM

Natural gas (CNG).
buddydill
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2007 6:04:45 PM

none
gator2002
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2007 9:01:46 PM

hydrogen kuel cells
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2007 8:18:47 PM

Hybrid
memory_of_max
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2007 1:54:18 AM

Hybrid seems to be the accepted tech for now to be developed
GasXing
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2007 1:12:16 AM

Hybrid looks like the next likely step for manufacturing and development.
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2007 11:20:56 PM

Hybrid Tech
pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2007 3:32:45 PM

hybrid
april4
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2007 2:23:16 PM

Hybrid Technology and some other
Guido4
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2007 7:19:58 AM

Bio-Diesel
Manolo1
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2007 6:31:46 AM

Hybrid matched to a diesel engine, the best of both worlds
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2007 6:27:33 AM

Not too sure but either Hybrid Tech or Hydro Fuel Cells
RochBear
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2007 10:25:32 AM

I would hope diesel would, since that technology is already here, and that would double the miles per gallon, without changing anything else. And then if we used Bio-diesel, that would be all the better.
I already have a diesel, and will never go back to gas. (I can out tow anything gas powered, and I get twice the milage. More power, less fuel - Sounds like a win/win)

However, I think hybreds are what people will choose instead.
throttle
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2007 10:19:53 AM

In the near future, only hybrids.
truckdude
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2007 8:03:38 AM

Hybrid or ethanol
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2007 6:14:53 PM

Most likely either Hybrid or Hydro Fuel Cells
mongocat
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2007 6:39:39 AM

Hydrogen Fuel Cells
buddydill
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2007 6:21:48 AM

hybrid
doogins
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2007 7:34:37 AM

Hydrogen fuel cells
truckdude
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2007 7:33:37 AM

Hybrid or ethanol
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