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irishmuse
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Re: A little baggage
irishmuse   1/2/2013 6:03:09 PM
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CAFE was, and is, stupid.  It does nothing more than force people to buy things they do not want.  Chrysler sold the Neon at a loss every year because it was cheaper to sell them at a loss than to pay CAFE fines.

In the disgusting bail-out, JEEP might have been viable as a business all by itself, except that it is a business that would be large enough to be bound to CAFE and it would be prohibitive. 

Further, since CAFE does not consider cradle to grave energy use and many of the things done to meet it are energy intensive, CAFE may not represent any energy savings.

Without CAFE, we would likely have a very different, less expensive vehicle fleet.  We also might use no more total energy in the process.

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