LOL GM stopping Volt factory construction

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  1. TheWeasel

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    Now that they're waiting to get bail out money they don't need to keep looking like they're gonna make more economical cars. Time to crank the Hummer factory to full output. :rofl:

    "General Motors Corp., anxiously awaiting a government loan so it can continue operations into 2009 said Wednesday it will halt one of its most important projects to save money should a Washington bailout fall through."

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28279245/
     
  2. BLKDVLGSX

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    seems like they haven't changed a bit....go figure
     
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    To be honest, they will probably sell more Hummers than Volts.
     
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    "General Motors Corp., anxiously awaiting a government loan so it can continue operations into 2009 said Wednesday it will halt one of its most important projects to save money should a Washington bailout fall through."

    your reading comprehension :ugh:
     
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    time to change the image, ford stepped back from the others.
     
  7. TheWeasel

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    Regardless, they are going to stop the one project they have going that may get people buying their cars. Their +$100k isn't going to save them.
     
  8. Charles

    Charles Andalucia, mi tierra

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    que?
     
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    But this car will save General Motors! :hsugh:

    If they build it. :mamoru:
     
  11. spooky

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    do you know how much tooling costs for a car?

    just to give you an idea, a plastic bottle mold costs $10k.
     
  12. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    failthread

    http://www.autoblog.com/2008/12/17/gm-delays-volt-engine-plant/
     
  13. Chirp08

    Chirp08 Pockets on swole

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    They are just playing games to get the bailout passed.
     
  14. More&Faster

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    drama queens :rolleyes:
     
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    fuck the bailout
     
  16. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

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    they're not asking for a bailout lol.
     
  17. King Dick

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    THIS.
     
  18. spooky

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    think of it as cheap job creation.
     
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    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

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    lol toyota wants gm to get the bailout lol
     
  20. Nacho

    Nacho Fancy words here.

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    No one wants a 40k econobox that needs hours upon hours to recharge.
     
  21. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    Well that's not what the Chevy Volt is.
     
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    what is the chevy volt?
     
  23. Nacho

    Nacho Fancy words here.

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    Then what is it?
     
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  25. TheWeasel

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    Cause everyone drives more then 100 miles a day. :ugh:
     

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