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    The Market at work??

    [QUOTE]Sales of electric cars have fallen by more than half this year, according to figures released two days after the Government’s climate change advisory body predicted a huge increase.

    Only 156 electric cars were sold from January to October, compared with 374 for the same period last year.

    Nice Car Company, one of the two main British distributors of electric cars, went into administration yesterday. Set up in 2006, the company had been selling an all-electric version of the French-made Aixam Mega. It had also planned to bring a range of new models to market by the end of the year. However, sales dropped to fewer than one car a week.

    Richard Bremner, editor of [url]www.cleangreencars.co.uk[/url], which specialises in green motoring, said: “While volumes are still tiny, any drop in electric car sales will come as a shock. Buyers could be holding off for cars from mainstream manufacturers, although they may still have years to wait.” [/QUOTE]:eek:

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    If we are in a recession the last thing you are buying is a new car, electric or not.

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2894377]If we are in a recession the last thing you are buying is a new car, electric or not.[/QUOTE]

    this was in the UK

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    They are in the same boat, no? Money is tight around the world.

    [QUOTE=asuusa;2894475]this was in the UK[/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2894477]They are in the same boat, no? Money is tight around the world.[/QUOTE]


    Really...I thought Europe was our role model? You know, free health care and sophisticated like our coming prez!

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    Yea it must suck to not have to pay in for healthcare.


    [QUOTE=asuusa;2895647]Really...I thought Europe was our role model? You know, free health care and sophisticated like our coming prez![/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2895680]Yea it must suck to not have to pay in for healthcare.[/QUOTE]who doesn't pay for healthcare?

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2895680]Yea it must suck to not have to pay in for healthcare.[/QUOTE]

    Sure they don't pay for "universal health care" in the form of taxes. Sure they don't.

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    I pay taxes and healthcare.

    [QUOTE=zatchery;2895690]Sure they don't pay for "universal health care" in the form of taxes. Sure they don't.[/QUOTE]

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    duh... Gas is half of what it was..

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    f'n Obama.

    [QUOTE=CTM;2895746]duh... Gas is half of what it was..[/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2895719]I pay taxes and healthcare.[/QUOTE]

    I do not dispute that you do. I hope, however, that you find it preferable to choose your own health care (or none at all, if you so choose) over having to buy into mandated "universal health care." I'm also sure that you would love to keep more of the money that you've worked so hard to earn, so that you may spend it as you see fit (i.e. not at Uncle Sam's discretion).

    [QUOTE=cr726;2895748]f'n Obama.[/QUOTE]

    Please, Obama has nothing to do with the drop in oil prices. He isn't even president yet.
    Last edited by zatchery; 12-05-2008 at 10:39 PM.

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2895680]Yea it must suck to not have to pay in for healthcare.[/QUOTE]

    Yeah, the Healthcare fairy brings it. Come on.
    Last edited by BrooklynBound; 12-06-2008 at 08:15 AM.

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    It must suck that no one cares about healthcare until they get f@cked over by their carrier.

    Health insurance has become a joke. Hospitals and insurers are at war and the patient comes last!

    Price goes up and the quality goes down.

    [QUOTE=BrooklynBound;2895858]Yeah, the Healthcare fairy brings it. Come on.[/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2895875]It must suck that no one cares about healthcare until they get f@cked over by their carrier.

    Health insurance has become a joke. Hospitals and insurers are at war and the patient comes last!

    Price goes up and the quality goes down.[/QUOTE]

    Yeah, I wish we didn't have to pay for it like other countries.

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    I recieved and email from Blue Cross stating my premiums went up 13.4 percent this year alone. No explanation, nothing. Great System.

    [QUOTE=BrooklynBound;2895891]Yeah, I wish we didn't have to pay for it like other countries.[/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2895894]I recieved and email from Blue Cross stating my premiums went up 13.4 percent this year alone. No explanation, nothing. Great System.[/QUOTE]

    Preaching to the choir

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2895894]I recieved and email from Blue Cross stating my premiums went up 13.4 percent this year alone. No explanation, nothing. Great System.[/QUOTE]

    So paying 20-25% more in taxes to pay for healthcare is OK with you?

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