- Mar 20, 2020
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Hybrids arent in the same market space as EVs. A hybrid is just a range extended ICE vehicle after all. I think they started off with the Prius in the small car segment purely because of the battery and technology limitations at the time.They started off at the small car market with the prius...There are other brands that have smaller cars that are electric/hybrids that are coming into the market place...Yes they have moved to larger cars too, but as I have mentioned over and over, they haven't taken off as well as the manufacturers , gov'ts and other motoring bodies would have wished....
I have no idea why they are targeting other markets when the initial market hasn't taken off....I think they originally targeted the families in using these as a primary car for the regular too and froing, but again, it hasn't worked as well as expected....Why ? I don't know....
Will they eventually become popular in this country ? Possibly....When...Who knows....But one thing we could probably guarantee....The longer it takes the longer it will take for prices to jump up massively for our petrol powerered beasts and the more we can enjoy them
A lot of those constraints for pure EVs have been solved now and just needs economies of scale to get the cost down. Economies of scale can come with the “second car” market that I’ve mentioned above.