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Comment Re:Tax dollars at work. (Score 1) 674

Yeah, and there's a big gap between what's ok, and what's worth arresting someone over, costing the public tens of thousands of dollars.

I don't think anyone is arguing that they guy should be entitled to charge his phone on the train (although he should)...but that the response to this was absurd.

Comment Re:The future is coming. (Score 1) 214

If by tiny you mean 150,000+ because that's how many Leafs have been sold in 4 years on the market, and the numbers go up each year. Prices will come down and rebates will go away in a few short years.

It's got heated steering wheel, heated front and REAR seats.
XM radio. USB input. iphone controls. bluetooth.
HEAT PUMP based heat/air
rear view camera.
remote control via cell phone
Faster than most 6 cylinder sedans (off the line)
nav, touch screen, around view (4 cameras) bose stereo

Comment Re:The future is coming. (Score 1) 214

AFFORDABLE is not the same as GOOD VALUE, and the latter is somewhat subjective.

It is AFFORDABLE for hundreds of millions of people across the world.


Yes. It's $22,500 after rebates. And no way can you buy a similar car for half the cost. Possibly 2/3 the cost. But that's a stretch. And for that...you give up a lot...

Silent propulsion. No filling up. No maintenance (no oil, no transmission, no engine etc). Excellent acceleration. Smooth drive.

Plus it's got options that MANY $30K cars do not have, let along $20K cars.

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