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NHTSA's David Strickland says regulators are satisfied with General Motors' (GM) plan to fix the...

NHTSA's David Strickland says regulators are satisfied with General Motors' (GM) plan to fix the Chevrolet Volt battery issue that has grabbed headlines over the last month, clearing the path for the car maker to ramp up production in 2012. Shares +0.2% premarket.
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  • wyostocks
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    More great news from PRAVDA.
    9 Jan 2012, 08:36 AM Reply Like
  • Ted Bear
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    Ramp up production? Great idea to bloat the inventory of a product that nobody cares about.

     

    Maybe this time when they go belly up we'll all get a VOLT instead of a car voucher or shares.....

     

    Oh? Never mind.
    9 Jan 2012, 08:46 AM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    Ted,

     

    If the government can mandate the purchase of healthcare, why not the Volt?
    9 Jan 2012, 09:07 AM Reply Like
  • Johann Galt
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    I've never seen a Volt- but then again, there aren't alot of gov't agencies where I live.
    9 Jan 2012, 09:25 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    I agree with Messrs. Wyostocks, Bear, Wisdumb and Galt.

     

    There's no reason the government can't mandate that you buy a Volt if they can mandate that you have to have health insurance, today, with "choices," tomorrow with only a government-monopoly "option."

     

    I find the wording of the posting to be telling: the copywriter assumes that "regulators" need to be satisfied so that production can be "ramped up" to satisfy whom? Certainly free consumers pursuing happiness aren't in that equation.
    9 Jan 2012, 09:33 AM Reply Like
  • wyostocks
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    Toni
    The governemmnt won't "mandate" you buy a Volt, they'll just put so many regulations on every other car that you'll have no choice.
    Think, $2000 a year to register any car but a Volt and $20 to register a Volt. There, that was easy.
    9 Jan 2012, 09:40 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    I agree Stocks--precisely the health-care strategy. Regulate the free-market providers out of business leaving the government provider as your only "choice." Make that "choice" so costly that virtually everyone has to go on the dole to receive their care "free" from the government-provided system and then the game's over.
    9 Jan 2012, 10:15 AM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    "NHTSA's David Strickland says regulators are satisfied with General Motors' (GM) plan to fix the Chevrolet Volt battery issue"

     

    Well duh. If he didn't say that he'd find himself is some unpronounceable acronym agency with basement offices. It's nice to have the referees playing on your team.
    9 Jan 2012, 10:56 AM Reply Like
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