Friday, July 07, 2006

That's Progress Dept.

"I can't imagine anyone is going to miss that," he said. Whereupon a nation's forearms atrophied to the point of becoming purely vestigial appendages.

What's funny is that while the article addresses the cost issues for manufacturers, it says absolutely nothing about the weight penalty that might be incurred by the switch. So new cars keep getting fatter and more bloated in addition to being more expensive, while buyers profess to want efficiency and economy. You really want efficiency and economy? Ditch the battery-laden hybrid luxomobiles — add lightness, baby!


Blogger Swilkes! said...

I remember my parents were kind of mad when our '88 Chevy Celebrity came with automatic windows when they'd specifically requested no "options." Hahahaha, "options"!

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