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Old 12-04-2013, 05:21 PM
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If you had a Chrystal Ball?(and it worked)

Who would be the fairest of them all, ....no just kidding.
Which auto manufacturer is in the best position ($$$) to output on a large scale.... a cheap electric vehicle that would make the transfer to electric vehicles more mainstream....like flipping a switch.

(Think about the Ford Taurus/Tempo craze of the eightees. (like Bic lighters...those, things were everywhere)

Would you buy stocks in that company, if you knew ahead of time?
(of course)

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Old 12-04-2013, 05:50 PM
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When I was a kid in England, all the milk delivery trucks were electric. I don't know what happened to that company but it was well positioned to build electric ars.
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Old 12-04-2013, 05:52 PM
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Milk float - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:40 PM
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If I had a crystal ball and it worked, I'd be hitting Powerball for like a half billion. On a smaller scale, if I had known when the company I work for was trading at $40 a share that it would be up to over $80 in about a year, I could have doubled my savings.
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:54 PM
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Why a chevy Volt of course
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:55 PM
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I mean a Chevrolet--lets use the proper french pronunciation for all the right wing weenies
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Old 12-04-2013, 07:47 PM
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I'll be surprised if they can make it fly, too many obstructionists. If I bought an electric car today it would probably be a Nissan. The Volt is probably more practical because obstructionists are trying to make sure you can't conveniently recharge your car. With the Volt you can get home on gas.

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As far as the investment angle goes, you have to find people who can make money that they want to share.
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:18 PM
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...The Clk Man is the fairest of them all!
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Old 12-08-2013, 08:00 PM
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I'll be surprised if they can make it fly, too many obstructionists. If I bought an electric car today it would probably be a Nissan. The Volt is probably more practical because obstructionists are trying to make sure you can't conveniently recharge your car. With the Volt you can get home on gas.

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As far as the investment angle goes, you have to find people who can make money that they want to share.
That is an awesome forum you linked there. I have been stuck on it awhile, reading about these home-made electric powered vehicles.

Some of those guys are taking old forklifts apart for their electric motors and swapping them into old gas/diesel powered vehicles. It looks like some of them have even coupled the electric motors to the old transmissions in their donor vehicles.
Thanks for the link.
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Old 12-08-2013, 09:48 PM
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Who would be the fairest of them all, ....no just kidding.
Which auto manufacturer is in the best position ($$$) to output on a large scale.... a cheap electric vehicle that would make the transfer to electric vehicles more mainstream....like flipping a switch.

(Think about the Ford Taurus/Tempo craze of the eightees. (like Bic lighters...those, things were everywhere)

Would you buy stocks in that company, if you knew ahead of time?
(of course)
No, and no.

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