Drivers show little respect for hybrid-only parking spaces

Parking preference for hybrids might be a hit in California, but at a dog track in Daytona Beach, it seems to be causing indifference and frustration. Full Story
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Randy

Sanford, FL

#129 Aug 4, 2008
change agent wrote:
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public transportation
Are you talking about the India that had the "stampede" over the weekend because a huge throng of worshipers trampled each other to get to some idol?
Maybe 4th world. I think I'll stay here.
change agent

Lexington, SC

#130 Aug 4, 2008
Randy wrote:
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Are you talking about the India that had the "stampede" over the weekend because a huge throng of worshipers trampled each other to get to some idol?
Maybe 4th world. I think I'll stay here.
doesn't change the fact that they are the third largeest consumer of crude petroleum in the world
observer

United States

#131 Aug 4, 2008
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gasoline is not the only product of OIL. OIL is consumed in the manufacturing process the construction process and many other industries. same for india. while much of the populations rely on public transportation - more and more are reaching a level of income where they can own their own cars and pay for gas... and there are a billion chinese and a billion indians... there are 300 million US consumers. most manufacuturing comes from china, you get the picture
You paint a picture that suggests that China should be giving economic aid instead of being a recepient. Yet China's exports (in US dollars) only slightly exceed their imports (US dollars) and India in running a trade deficit. Both countries are getting economic aid.
change agent

Lexington, SC

#132 Aug 5, 2008
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You paint a picture that suggests that China should be giving economic aid instead of being a recepient. Yet China's exports (in US dollars) only slightly exceed their imports (US dollars) and India in running a trade deficit. Both countries are getting economic aid.
i'm not saying our nation's policies are good ones
Gnostic

Tampa, FL

#133 Aug 8, 2008
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I'm curious, how much (in dollars) is a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in China (on average)? How can the Chinese pay for it? How can demand be so high in China?
China subsidizes gasoline. It's about $2.50 per gallon at the pump.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationw...

They are raising that to just over $3/gallon, apparently.
Sarah

Conway, AR

#134 Feb 4, 2013
This is being blown way out of proportion, honestly. I think it is a wonderful idea. I don't see it as discrimination. I see is as a reward and incentive. I see it as a way to save a little space when building a parking lot. This is America by the way, companies are allowed to have goals and mission statements. If a company wants to encourage its customers to comply with their same mission then that is awesome. Don't bash a company for trying to do good. Try to be a little more optimistic.
A Troll

Sanford, FL

#137 Feb 5, 2013
terry wrote:
a car is a car why make more people angry. hybrids are not SPECIAL
Blasphemy!
A Troll

Sanford, FL

#138 Feb 5, 2013
I see these little clown cars around Orlando, why don't I ever see fat people driving them?

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