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Electric Cars: The Environmentally Friendly Way of Losing Money Since 2009

Wumingren Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 10:20 AM
I took my daughter to urgent care the other day, and to my surprise and disgust, there were two parking slots reserved for "green" cars. There were the usual empty handicapped parking slots, and there were a couple of slots reserved for pregnant women, and there were those two for "green" cars. I first pulled into a slot quite far from the door with my sick child, when it struck me, "There is no way they can enforce a slot reserved for a "green" car. They cannot have my car towed for parking there." So, I started up my car, backed out, and drove over to the "green" slot. The only thing that would have made it better would have been if I was driving a Humvee instead of a Ford Windstar.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 10:42 AM
a HUMVEE is probably "greener" than any electric,if you consider everything.
pscott Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 1:40 PM
That's an incredibly stupid comment. Please do the research and you'll see why.

A Congressional Budget Office report released in the fall tells Obama what the rest of us have known for some time: Your bet on electric cars wasn’t an investment, but a gamble; a dumb gamble.

And now you’ve just come up snake eyes.

“Despite the federal government pumping $7.5 billion into the electric vehicle industry in the United States through 2019,” writes the, “overall national gasoline consumption is unlikely to be significantly affected, according to a report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).”

The CBO says that even if Obama increased the amount of the subsidy, it...

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