Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 17:22:12 GMT
From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: GM's excess baggage - Buick, Pontiac, Saab, Hummer


Edwin Pawlowski wrote: > "Eeyore" wrote > > Edwin Pawlowski wrote: > > > >> "Eeyore" <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote in message > >> > > >> > Well.... US cars tend to have relatively poor fuel efficicency > >> > >> How do you figure? Take a look at the ratings for domestic and foreign > >> cars of the same size and there is little, if any, difference. People are > >> still buying big cars, both imported and domestic. > > > > Yes, big cars tend to have poorer fuel efficiency than smaller ones. Your > > point was ? > > My point was - - - - - - - It is not just US cars, it is all big cars. > So how do you figure US cars tend to have poor fuel economy? There are some > small US cars that get comparable mileage to imports. They may do but the US auto makers don't pomote them much do they ? Whilst Detroit continues to lavish its attention on SUVs and muscle cars, overall fuel efficency will continue to be dismal. Graham

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