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Old 09-21-2019, 04:37 PM   #6959 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
I like these parts.

I got a ride in my son's new Silverado (it gets 43 instantaneous mpg with cylinder deactivation), so I can now distinguish $50K pickups from $40K pickups. I rode my bike to the laundamart and there was $140K of pickups in the parking lot and at least three people inside who can not afford their own washer and dryer.

That's the problem that needs to be fixed.

I don't care what they think (just why). I want an EV for the lower maintenance cost and not smelling raw gas when I go around a corner.

VW (post Dieselgate) is stepping up, at least in Europe.
I believe that,as a condition of the settlement imposed in the USA,VW is obligated to to provide something like 10,000 U.S. EV charging stations across the country.That would be a pretty nice kick-start,complementing what Tesla has out there.
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