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Friday, June 20, 2008

Fuel me once...

From today's NYT: The demand for fuel-efficient cars is so heavy that the production lines aren't being able to keep up. “This seismic shift in the marketplace has definitely taken us and everybody else by surprise,” said George Pipas, Ford’s market analyst. No shit, Sherlock!

No one saw this coming??

8 Comments:

Anonymous Lekhni said...

No, because they were wearing either blinkers or blindfolds. You don't see what you don't want to see :(

6/20/2008 9:54 PM  
Blogger MockTurtle said...

I'll see your Ford and raise you a Delta.

P.S. Did you hear what happened in your neck of the woods yesterday?

6/20/2008 9:56 PM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

lekhni:
or they're idiots -- your call.

mt:
wow, i'm glad i wasn't there!
i feel more sympathy for delta than for ford. at least they're not making inane remarks.

6/21/2008 7:35 AM  
Anonymous scotu said...

how fuel efficient are vespas? the traditional type. i want one. imagine me zipping around town in a banana-colored one, with green edges. cute no? so totally hipster!

6/23/2008 3:05 PM  
Anonymous scout said...

hahahaha. why do i ALWAYS misspell my own name on your comments page?

6/23/2008 3:06 PM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

yes, very cute. i think vespas have some models that go as high as 80 mpg.

as for your other question, i'm torn between 'performance anxiety' and 'the heebie-jeebies'. more analysis required.

6/23/2008 8:46 PM  
Blogger km said...

All your base are belong to rice eaters?

6/23/2008 9:33 PM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

or maybe biofuelists.

6/25/2008 7:40 PM  

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