Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 08:10:48 -0400
From: "Mike Hunter" <>
Subject: Re: Re: GM's excess baggage - Buick, Pontiac, Saab, Hummer

The government must stop the American people from buying the vehicles they want and need. The government must force them to buy small cars so we can save the world for our grand children. mike "SnoMan" <> wrote in message news:a9ue43171o54goi0mnq2pvr8c49t6n9g2nnospamcom... > On Sun, 13 May 2007 17:22:12 GMT, Eeyore > <> wrote: > >>> 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. > > > People tend to forget the imports were "born" in countries were gas > always costed a lot so they tned to be masters of the art of high MPG > while Detriot has long been the master on gas guzzlers and does not > want to change its ways. Some US model "promise" good MPG but you you > own them you find that some manufacture EPA ratings are more fiction > than fact. Take Dodge, in 2008 they are yet again going to try to > market the hemi SUV as fuel efficent vehicle in the mask of a hybrid > using some GM technology. Rather than reinventing the vehical and > concept they keep trying to keep the old one alive. > ----------------- >

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