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HYBRID CAR OWNERSHIP: LUKE, IT IS YOUR DESTINY

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Published on Sat, Sep 25, 2010

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

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Flocking around the Prius

Were you "born" to buy a hybrid? Sure, people who care about the environment are the obvious candidates to own one. But are there other reasons people have for their purchase? Believe it or not, your genetics may play a role in whether or not you buy a hybrid. A team of researchers from Stanford who studied consumer preferences found that certain purchasing behaviors have a genetic basis. Also motivated by genes: buying chocolate, mustard and sci-fi movies. (Feel free to insert your own Luke-it-IS-your-destiny joke here.) Articles: Choosing a hybrid is in your genes Fondness for Green Cas is in the Genes Ailis Aaron Wolf Hybrid Owners of America

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