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Posted by clare on August 15, 2009, 1:22 am
 


wrote:


After the way the US government runs itself and its
currententerprises, I'm not holding my breath.

Posted by cjt on August 15, 2009, 1:30 am
 


clare@snyder.on.ca wrote:

The banks have shown they're no better.

Posted by harry on August 14, 2009, 6:14 pm
 On Aug 14, 3:03 am, cl...@snyder.on.ca wrote:

You can buy dozens of cars in Europe that exceed 60mpg today.  Mostly
turbo charged diesels.

Posted by clare on August 15, 2009, 1:49 am
 

On Fri, 14 Aug 2009 11:14:30 -0700 (PDT), harry


Which "the general" is unlikely to spring on the north american market
after the fiasco their last diesel passenger car engine proved to be -
- - - - -.

Posted by harry on August 16, 2009, 6:29 pm
 

On Aug 15, 2:49 am, cl...@snyder.on.ca wrote:

I would say that about half of all cars in the UK are diesel.
Including some limos like Jaguar and Mercedes.   You really can't tell
the difference these days between a petrol engine and a diesel to
drive.  Bit of a rattle on idle when cold./
The mad thing is that Vauxhall owned by GM has all this technology, it
was always instantly available to GM. But they didn't & now it's gonna
be owned by the Canadians (so it seems).

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