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When Figures Lie: Chevy Volt Puts the Government in Government Motors

megapotamus Wrote: Sep 01, 2012 12:17 PM
Not much meat on this article regarding the fraudulent nature of Volt "sales". Before you get into the ACTUAL cost of getting one of these novelties out of the factory you have to account for the forced nature of the sales (many are fleet sales to GE and others) and the current state of these vehicles. It is known as "channel stuffing". If you want to make your numbers perk up, offer incentives to dealers to take cars (or punishments if they refuse to order them). Even these half-a33ed figures for the Volt are fictitious. Check zerohedge.com for the details. Searching "Volt" will produce enough dissection of this latest mendacity to make Joe Biden puke.
Cepat2 Wrote: Sep 01, 2012 5:20 PM
Actually the only thing that could make Joe Biden puke is trying to discover the meaning of the word mendacity. And, the thought of debating Paul Ryan (or maybe have a sudden problem with the other end of his alimentary canal).

If there was any doubt from skeptics about the complicity of the Obama administration in creating and directing the “new” General Motors –a.k.a Government Motors- the latest ballyhoo regarding sales figures and the Chevy Volt should convince even the doubters.

GM: Aug. Volt sales best yet says the Detroit News.

GM Expects Volt Sales to Set Monthly Record says the normally sane Wall Street Journal.

Chevy Volt broke monthly sales record in August reports the Associated Press.

But like a lot of claims coming from Obama or one his corporate...