In a recent report released with the Natural Resources Defense Council, Baum noted that the selection of alternative-fuel and hybrid vehicles is continuing to expand, even as traditional gasoline-powered cars become more efficient. Even large cars and trucks are getting more miles per gallon of fuel, he said.
“We may not think of the pickup segment in regard to fuel economy, but that’s just what’s occurring,” Baum said, noting that Chrysler introduced a more fuel efficient version of its Ram this year.
“The automakers are literally in an all-of-the-above strategy,” he said. “If you want a pickup truck, fine. If you want a little car, fine. If you want a hybrid or electric, that’s OK, too.”read entire article