Limitations confine alternative-fuel autos to niche markets

May 15, 2014 Full story: The Detroit News

"I absolutely loved it," said the associate professor at Point Park University. "The mileage was terrific.

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“Obama is a Liar, Period!”

Since: Jan 07

Pittsburgh, PA

#1 May 16, 2014
They are free loaders who share the roads that gasoline taxes built and they gave no qualms about stealing our resources. They think they are entitled, no wonder they are from academia. Hey, alternate fuel people, how do you pay your road taxes?

“Comfort the afflicted”

Since: May 13

Afflict the comfortable

#2 May 16, 2014
Old Cynic wrote:
They are free loaders who share the roads that gasoline taxes built and they gave no qualms about stealing our resources. They think they are entitled, no wonder they are from academia. Hey, alternate fuel people, how do you pay your road taxes?
When did you make up the rule that you can only use roads if you buy pump gas?

“Obama is a Liar, Period!”

Since: Jan 07

Pittsburgh, PA

#3 May 17, 2014
bacon hater wrote:
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When did you make up the rule that you can only use roads if you buy pump gas?
Not my rule - Our president wants fairness and it's only fair that the people who do not pay for the roads stay off them. Try it on the turnpike, no toll, no travel. It's gasoline and diesel taxes that pay for our road system. The others should get their own roads. I suggest separate, but equal.

I don't pay your real estate taxes, am I entitled to picnic on your front lawn?

“Comfort the afflicted”

Since: May 13

Afflict the comfortable

#4 May 17, 2014
Old Cynic wrote:
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Not my rule - Our president wants fairness and it's only fair that the people who do not pay for the roads stay off them. Try it on the turnpike, no toll, no travel. It's gasoline and diesel taxes that pay for our road system. The others should get their own roads. I suggest separate, but equal.
I don't pay your real estate taxes, am I entitled to picnic on your front lawn?
Roads constitute public property. My lawn isn't. If you want to have a picnic on a public thoroughfare, you are more than welcome to do so, provided you don't block traffic and manage to do it safely.
Alison Young

Gold, India

#5 May 20, 2014
It is another one option to alternate use of Petrol, Diesel or Gas. Today The Scientist are making the solar car. It is totally depended on Solar System.

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