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Old 11-29-2014, 12:19 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Why would all these auto makers go to all this trouble to come up with a car that they know they will lose a ton of money on if there is no incentive or penalty.
I'd say it's the same deal as 12-15 years ago, they are only making them because of zero emission laws, and would re-create the Ev-1 crushing if these laws were lifted.

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Old 11-29-2014, 04:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I have a feeling the EV makers are waiting for gas prices to go over $3.50/gal, every one will freak out, their existing EV inventory will sell out over night, even with a several thousand dollar price premium added to the vehicles and there will be waiting lists where people put money down in advance like people were for the prius a few years ago.
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Old 12-02-2014, 03:21 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I'm sure you guys have read the news lately. Hence the whole incentive/ forcing of the automakers to sell an electric car.

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