Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest - View Single Post - The truth about 35 MPG
View Single Post
Old January 14th, 2008, 11:43 AM   #10
ScOoTeR
hoo dat. wat.
 
ScOoTeR's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-09-05
Location: Howell
Posts: 21,555
iTrader: (35)
Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Default

THe EV1 was heavilly subsidized by GM and would have become a liability to leave in the public's hands. :/

IMHO, the eagerly awaited Volt is going to be a big hit with many people - a plug in EV with a hybrid system for extended range when your batteries run low. I agree that the government is going to have to force the issue - but not so much the innovation - the general public is not ready to buy the current round of high-fuel economy vehicles. The reason we have big, gas guzzling SUVees is because people want them.

As soon as our government takes a step and realizes the automakers sell what people demand and also start getting shuttled around D.C. in a compact car, I'll back what they want.
__________________
@clarkstoncracker
ScOoTeR is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Page generated in 0.05417 seconds with 20 queries