…. Decision to delay the introduction of its hybrid vehicle probably was influenced by continued discounting by dealers (to move inventory of their lots) and turmoil in the credit markets. Heather Everett, a Fleetwood spokeswoman, told the Press-Enterprise a hybrid RV would likely cost $40,000 to $45,000 more than a conventional RV. A few gallons of diesel saved per mile does little to offset the higher cost—coupled with lenders tightening credit terms, including higher down payments….
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