Yet not a word about GM whose entire Chevy lineup contained just three cars
compared to its six SUV's. One of those cars is the Corvette, not exactly a
best seller, given its small market share.
Nor any word on Ford, which was almost as guilty as GM in the bias towards
SUV's. Nor any word on how Ford just announced closure of > 14 < plants in
While DC is cutting jobs, one should note that those jobs will come off the
roster of executives. Addditionally, 75% of those jobs are being cut in DC
headquarters homeland, Germany. Further, while the weight of vehicles is
noted, what isn't noted is the fact that each of those vehicles was the ONLY
offering from that particular nameplate in each market segment. Dodge has
ONE SUV, not six like Chevy.
But I suspect none of that matters, as the author of the original post is
likely just another whiner in a long line of those concerned about oil
consumption. If you are that concerned sir, take up the cause of rail
transport with your congresssman. A good rail system will cut use of
personal vehicles and lower the number of tractor trailers on the highways.
This will save far more fuel than a Dodge Durango that weighs 600 pounds
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