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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-08-07 10:39 AM
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1. Its a start...we need less cars and more efficiency....more miles to a gallon
80+ MPG should be a goal...
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  -Hyundai QarmaQs Plastic Skin: Reduces Weight, Saves Gas LSK  Mar-08-07 10:30 AM   #0 
  - Its a start...we need less cars and more efficiency....more miles to a gallon  opihimoimoi   Mar-08-07 10:39 AM   #1 
  - More efficiency will bring more cars  NoMoreMyths   Mar-08-07 10:58 AM   #2 
     - well, does anyone keep mileage statistics???  LSK   Mar-08-07 11:46 AM   #3 
     - Then why would we need more efficient cars?  NoMoreMyths   Mar-08-07 12:32 PM   #8 
        - Why? Try "to consume less"?  Nihil   Mar-09-07 03:58 AM   #9 
           - But we will travel more  NoMoreMyths   Mar-09-07 08:27 AM   #11 
              - Only in circular arguments  Nihil   Mar-09-07 08:39 AM   #13 
                 - I don't even own a car  NoMoreMyths   Mar-09-07 09:05 AM   #14 
     - You are truely mad.  Odin2005   Mar-09-07 08:11 AM   #10 
        - Very possible  NoMoreMyths   Mar-09-07 08:30 AM   #12 
  - What about safety?  LiberalEsto   Mar-08-07 11:48 AM   #4 
  - airbags? lots of cars are moving to plastics/composite materials lately  LSK   Mar-08-07 12:01 PM   #5 
  - I doubt the skin material matters much. It's usually the frame that takes up the impact.  Massacure   Mar-08-07 12:11 PM   #6 
  - I have to ask. Is saving one tankful of gas per year worth the other tradeoffs?  phantom power   Mar-08-07 12:12 PM   #7 
 

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