Some ****hole that drives a black prius and is a politician not a scientist came up with the idea. It's those *****ing hypermilers and the like.
They don't care if you have to rebuilt the bottom earlier. As long as your not killing the polar bears they are just content as can be getting into your car and keeping you from shifting gears on YOUR OWN *****ING transmission hehe.
Can you tell it get's under my skin a tad??