116: Get 80+ mpg from your hybrid!

The big week comes for Chrysler: Bankruptcy and a shotgun marriage to Fiat. How you might get 80 mpg out of your current hybrid, and are four-cylinder engines on the way back for Mercedes and BMW?

The big week comes for Chrysler: bankruptcy and a shotgun marriage to Fiat, how you might get 80 mpg out of your current hybrid, and are four-cylinder engines on the way back for Mercedes and BMW?


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