When my daughter turned 16 there were many conversations revolving around buying a new car. She would watch the commercials and read all the promotions. “This one gets great gas mileage. This one is cute. This one has side air bags. We should buy a …” You name it; she was full of recommendations and [...]
Tag: "Chevy Volt"
General Motors (GM), or Government Motors, announced on Friday, March 2, 2012, that it will suspend Chevrolet Volt production for five weeks to “align production with demand.” GM told 1,300 employees at its Detroit Hamtramck production facility that they will be temporarily laid off from March 19 to April 23, as the company halts production [...]
Perhaps a shrivel of common ground to be had between conservatives and liberals may be found in the term “progress”. Given the true meaning of the word, “to improve” (as opposed to “progressives” who have distorted the word beyond recognition), none would oppose it. Of course, it takes but one step beyond the agreement that [...]
Hidden in President Barack Hussein Obama’s proposed 2013 budget is an increase of the subsidy for electric cars from $7500 to $10000. In his effort to have 1 million electric, or “Advanced Technology,” vehicles on American roads by 2015, a budget document, entitled “Investing in Our Future,” discussed briefly by White House economic chief Gene [...]
If you aren’t furious, you aren’t paying attention. In case you’ve missed it, your money has been the fodder for some of the most poorly vetted investments ever, and not by Wall Street or the banking industry. Thanks in part to this article by Doug Stewart ( @dmatthewstewart on Twitter) and further conversation on the [...]