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Re: Manufacturer's Profits at Buyer's Expense

Subject: Re: Manufacturer's Profits at Buyer's Expense
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 13:03:41 EST writes:

>  That's the problem with something getting popular. People who use a 
>  vehicle for it's intended purpose suffer when posers and wannabes get
>  their mitts into something.

I imagine the civil servants and schoolmarms who drive Honda Civics should 
be, upon reflection, grateful for the riceboys who give their 
strength-through-joy cars a resale value north of zero.
>  The pickup truck is no longer a truck, it is now a passenger vehicle and
>  should be treated exactly the same as cars are by the NHSTA and EPA.

That is to say, they should be made to be unprofitable, boring, and 
characterless?  Ford's already working on it.

Or were you thinking of extinction, ala the MGB?

Wendell Hall
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