you make it sound like hardly anyone drives less than 35 miles a day. look at maps of all the cities and their associated suburbs in the united states and it's clear that many millions of commuters drive less than 35 miles a day. you don't? well, the volt's not for everyone, and it's not for you. (by the way, fuel mileage is 37 mpg combined, not 30, but don't let a nearly 30 percent difference get in the way of anything.) no one who matters ever claimed it was a miracle car.
taxpayers aren't 'paying through the nose'. the grants were one-time only and compared to long-running and recurring petroleum and agriculture subsidies, americans paid very little.
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- I don't get your glee about this, Noel , Sat, 3 Mar 2012 15:06:20
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- Re: Volt bashers win!, DER, Fri, 2 Mar 2012 21:39:38
- Re: Volt bashers win!, k, Fri, 2 Mar 2012 16:53:36
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