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sutz12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-14-07 10:07 AM
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1. Americans focus too much on speed and "performance" issues...
Probably 75% of what most people do involving driving could be done with a modified golf cart. :)
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  -An electric car for the common man Poiuyt  Aug-14-07 10:05 AM   #0 
  - Americans focus too much on speed and "performance" issues...  sutz12   Aug-14-07 10:07 AM   #1 
  - Like this one:  Poiuyt   Aug-14-07 10:18 AM   #5 
  - There is Clearly a Niche for Small/Cheap/Easy-to-Park/Slow  AndyTiedye   Aug-14-07 10:38 AM   #12 
  - Bicycles: Or on lots of hills  SimpleTrend   Aug-14-07 11:27 AM   #14 
  - Like this (Vikram EV)  htuttle   Aug-14-07 11:47 AM   #26 
     - That's frightening  Fighting Irish   Aug-14-07 11:56 AM   #28 
        - Yes, but...  htuttle   Aug-14-07 12:37 PM   #29 
  - Well, it's cheaper than a Tesla...  phantom power   Aug-14-07 10:08 AM   #2 
  - And employee exploitation, and stolen technology.  Opposite Reaction   Aug-14-07 10:21 AM   #6 
  - That doesn't stop people from being hypocrites.  HypnoToad   Aug-14-07 11:41 AM   #23 
  - If you compare electricity vs. monthly gasoline expenses you still might come out way ahead  wuushew   Aug-14-07 11:36 AM   #19 
  - The manufacturers site:  Help me help Earth   Aug-14-07 10:10 AM   #3 
  - "Chinese-made sedan"  I_Will   Aug-14-07 10:18 AM   #4 
  - I have still to see an electric car that I could ride across the country in  liberal N proud   Aug-14-07 10:27 AM   #7 
  - $30,000 for the comon man? That is very unaffordable for lots of people  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-14-07 10:29 AM   #8 
  - no kidding. $30k is a luxury car to me  ComerPerro   Aug-14-07 11:28 AM   #15 
  - Same here.  Javaman   Aug-14-07 11:36 AM   #18 
     - worst part is you'd be shelling out thirty grand for a Chinese made car.  ComerPerro   Aug-14-07 11:37 AM   #20 
  - Simple - get a loan.  HypnoToad   Aug-14-07 11:33 AM   #17 
     - nice post. And uniquely American, I might add, according to the Chimperor  ComerPerro   Aug-14-07 11:38 AM   #21 
     - That shows howi out of touch he is, just like his Patrician father.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-14-07 11:47 AM   #27 
     - Born in 1951. My Dad managed a furniture store and was a vp of the company.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-14-07 11:44 AM   #24 
  - im never planning on buying another car but one day in the future....  bullimiami   Aug-14-07 10:33 AM   #9 
  - When they come out with an all electric drive, plug-in with a ...  Sentinel Chicken   Aug-14-07 10:35 AM   #10 
  - Crash Test, China's Brilliance BS6 Sedan Fails Miserably  Nomad559   Aug-14-07 10:35 AM   #11 
  - It's not so much China as the useless car...  TreasonousBastard   Aug-14-07 11:04 AM   #13 
  - Chinese? How long will it last, 2 months and a fortnight?!  HypnoToad   Aug-14-07 11:30 AM   #16 
  - Say good bye to Big Oil and hello to Big Electric and Coal. n/t  MiltonF   Aug-14-07 11:40 AM   #22 
  - The Chevy Volt will probably be available around the same time  Fighting Irish   Aug-14-07 11:46 AM   #25 
 

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