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Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:06 PM

Had Al Gore not been cheated.....

The Big 3 auto makers were close to producing some slick hybrid vehicles (the goal was 80 mpg). This video shows Dodge's effort with their hybrid versions of the Intrepid--the last of which only cost $7,500 more than the base model. I'm sure some incentives would've been offered.

BUT OF COURSE....."W" was installed as "President" and cancelled the PNGV program that spurred companies to produce energy-efficient vehicles (started by Clinton). The Repukes are always in the pocket of Big Oil and are anti-environment.

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Intrepid ESX3



Ford Prodigy (Hybrid)

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Reply Had Al Gore not been cheated..... (Original post)
Delarage Apr 2021 OP
Walleye Apr 2021 #1
Chin music Apr 2021 #2
Diamond_Dog Apr 2021 #10
leftieNanner Apr 2021 #3
Botany Apr 2021 #6
Delarage Apr 2021 #7
Botany Apr 2021 #4
Chin music Apr 2021 #9
BigmanPigman Apr 2021 #12
rickyhall Apr 2021 #5
Delarage Apr 2021 #8
Diamond_Dog Apr 2021 #11
mountain grammy Apr 2021 #13

Response to Delarage (Original post)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:09 PM

1. I remember Bush mocking hybrid vehicles in a speech

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Response to Chin music (Reply #2)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 09:09 PM

10. This.

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Response to Delarage (Original post)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:15 PM

3. And Didn't GM Build an Electric Vehicle

That owners LOVED?? But it was not made available for sale - only for lease. And then GM recalled all of the vehicles even though the people driving them wanted to keep them?

Is my memory faulty on this?

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Response to leftieNanner (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:17 PM

6. FYI

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Response to leftieNanner (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:18 PM

7. Yes

The EV1

Oil companies suck.

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Response to Delarage (Original post)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:15 PM

4. And don't forget that in 1981 when Reagan came in he took down the solar panels (hot water heater)..

... from the White House. Think where we would be now as per green energy production and technology if
we had stayed the course and how many millions of tons of CO2 would not have been put into our atmosphere.

Not to mention Hillary would have left the people, the protocols, and gear in place and the virus would have been
stopped in China.

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Sun Apr 18, 2021, 09:14 PM

12. Too true.

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Response to Delarage (Original post)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:17 PM

5. W's Coup delayed the 21st Century at least 20 years. (IMO)

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Response to rickyhall (Reply #5)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 08:21 PM

8. I agree

Any time Democrats are on the brink of really solidifying gains for working people (health care, the environment) something HIGHLY UNUSUAL happens during an election and popular-vote losers get in and pillage the planet and thousands of people die.

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Response to rickyhall (Reply #5)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 09:09 PM

11. +100

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Response to Delarage (Original post)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 10:42 PM

13. Gore would have been a good president

but don't know what he would have done with Lieberman.

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