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MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Saturday, April 28, 2012

State's expensive love affair with 4-wheel drive hybrid SUVs

Dave Boyle, senior analyst for Washington state Fleet Operations, sits in a more efficient, less costly Toyota Prius parked in Olympia adjacent to a Ford Escape SUV hybrid, exempted from the SUV buying freeze because it barely made the 30 mph requirement.