You have made the best comments of all and there is a part of me that resents that the heading was chosen which may indeed warp perceptions and distort conclusions as we have seen already.
You sound like an Auto Industry guy who knows what is going on rather than comming up with wild assumptions and assertions.
And you actually know how wonderful the Volt is and are not afraid to say it.
And I used to be a Republican, grew up on Grosse Ile... 99.5% Republican, two Jews and 2 Democrats. But I realized what the Dixicrats did to the party when they decided to move in and take over. It's 180deg from where it was when you and I were young.
And I realize that few Republicans have much of a Social Conscience... not in the curriculum... no discussions about the plight of man at all.
@Architect: disrespect crossed with ignorance; you have revealed yourself to be a frequent drinker of leftist flavorade. And no, I am not a Republican. I happen to be a fiscally conservative, socially liberal American, thanks for asking. Parties are blinders; I suggest you take yours off and start being honest with yourself. (i.e. think for yourself!)
As I mentioned from down here in Australia (not really), the factory has three platforms and every year, at model change time, the factory is stopped and started for various reasons. In this case inventory balance and Impala remodeling. The headlines give the impression the Volt is faltering, but in fact, it is the top seller among all EVs and is increasing as a trend. I also mentioned this past month was the best sales month ever. By the way, I am a life long Republican. Go figure that one out!
Agree - Although I would tweak the comment by saying that there will eventually be a demand, but not at the current vehicle price. We can still buy a lot of gas for the extra cost of one of these machines. Some leap in technology to bring the cost down is still required for the average stooge like me to buy one of these.
Also agree that GM will be back once again begging at the public trough in time to come. Not because of a project like the Volt, but because the bailout was really a union bailout and the long term issues were never properly addressed as they could have been through bankruptcy.
By the way - you can always tell when you've successfully touched a nerve when someone accuses you of being a "republican" or "conservative". However, you really haven't come full circle until they take a shot at "God" or "religion".... So keep trying. LOL...
By the way, why is it that during GWB administration the media gave us DAILY stories about gas higher than $2 per gallon, but during the reign of King Barry have remained virtually silent on the issue??
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