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Re: OT gas prices


Yeah, I've never felt it was lacking power. And it is VERY quiet, especially
when the engine shuts off and you drive in "stealth" mode. Love it!
 Eva

 On 8/23/05, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> The other Bonnie (as in Morgan) has a hybrid, or did. Although I didn't
> drive it, as a passenger it was quiet and seemed to have enough power to
> get
> us where we were going....
>
> Donna
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Bonnie Holmes
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 5:34 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT gas prices
> >
> > My niece, who lives in South Carolina, has used a Honda hybrid for the
> > past
> > three years and loves it. I've driven it a few times and it is most
> > comfortable for me. She gets close to 50 mpg on the highway and has had
> > no
> > problems. Congressional hearings start soon but I don't know if there is
> > a
> > fast solution.
> > Bonnie ETN Zone 7
> >
> >
> >
> > > [Original Message]
> > > From: Christopher P. Lindsey <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Date: 8/23/2005 5:11:55 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT gas prices
> > >
> > > > I listened to an "expert" being interviewed on the prices this week.
> > > > According to him, there was no way they would get any better. The
> > prices
> > > > at the pump go up when the barrels go up so the stations will have
> > enough
> > > > money to buy at the higher prices. We don't control the supply and
> > even if
> > > > we drilled at home, we couldn't match the supply as so much is used
> > for
> > > > plastics and non-gas products. Saw an article that said the sale of
> > > > scooters is way up...eventually, our cities might look like those in
> > > > Europe. One person said it took $5 to fill his scooter vs $50 for
> his
> > SUV.
> > > > Right there is part of the problem IMPOV.
> > >
> > > Of course, the scooter phase will only last until California and other
> > > states interested start taxing people on a per mile basis instead of
> > > using gasoline taxes.
> > >
> > > California has been a huge proponent of this and people with hybrid
> > > cars are very unhappy.
> > >
> > > I read a recent report that said we shouldn't be suprised to see
> > gasoline
> > > prices of $6/gallon in the near future.
> > >
> > > Chris
> > >
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--
Eva
Long Island, NY
Zone 6/7

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