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Rob Spiegel
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A car that fights evil
Rob Spiegel   4/11/2013 8:38:37 AM
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Nice slide show, Lauren. My favorite is the Green Lantern Kia. I'm a sucker for gimmicks -- and I'm also a sucker for cars that fight evil. Go Batmobile!

Lauren Muskett
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Re: A car that fights evil
Lauren Muskett   4/11/2013 9:41:12 AM
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Thanks Rob! The Green Lantern Kia was definitely a cool car. Green is my favorite color so all the green pulled me in. I was especially loving the green tint. And it fights evil? Double win!

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Wanna go fast
naperlou   4/11/2013 10:47:30 AM
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Well, after the first slide, the McLaren 12C, I found the rest of it sort of slow. 

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Re: Wanna go fast
Jennifer Campbell   4/11/2013 11:12:47 AM
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Nice job, Lauren, of giving us a broad sampling of what was on display. Going fast is the most fun, but I am also fascinated by the use of materials and other cool gadgets that are increasingly being put into the cars that us "normal" folks might actually be able to afford.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: A car that fights evil
Rob Spiegel   4/11/2013 3:35:15 PM
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I understand that in the movie about the Green Lantern, they used a '71 Dodge Challenger. I didn't see the movie. For the next movie, it will be interesting to see if they use the Kia.

Charles Murray
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Re: Wanna go fast
Charles Murray   4/11/2013 7:35:23 PM
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Agreed, Naperlou. But at $569,000, it's a tad pricey.

Charles Murray
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Re: A car that fights evil
Charles Murray   4/11/2013 7:38:00 PM
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The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is also green Lauren. Green is making a comeback.

Charles Murray
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Re: A car that fights evil
Charles Murray   4/11/2013 7:43:01 PM
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I like the electric taxi, although I do wonder how an all-electric taxi will do, given the range and recharge limitations. The Prius is one of the all-time great taxis, largely because it lasts 300,000 miles and gets more than 40 mpg, so the hybrid technology more than pays for itself.

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Re: A car that fights evil
Charles Murray   4/11/2013 8:09:44 PM
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Looks like you have a lot of company among people who like gimmicks, Rob. We've got Superman and Green Lantern here, and the Batmobile's always good at drawing a crowd.

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2013 NY auto show
Gorski   4/11/2013 8:55:43 PM
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It is interesting to see the shift in emphasis by the car manufacturers.

From your pictures I counted 13 hybrids, 8 gas and 5 electric vehicles. Hybrid seems the way to go until and if batteries get better.

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