[Land-speed] Ford's Hydrogen 999 racer shooting for fuel cell land speed record Â» Hybrid News
jdincau at qnet.com
Thu Jul 12 10:41:18 MDT 2007
> Rick you have good fortune. I hope Ford's interest does not cause the
> "circus" event that many of the others have. By the meager explanation the
> vehicle is not anything anyone could ever own but shows some potential for
> GM's "joke" (my opinion) with SoCal by building a car, changing the drive
> train. chopping the top, etc and then saying we have the fastest Cobalt,
> HHR, etc does not improve an image or impress me at all. I can't buy it so
> why do it. Sorry my feeling.
> If I had all the money they have I would ask them to bring out an engine
> in my pickup that was not using the public as a test bench then complain
> when it doesn't work out.
> With over 500 entries and the circus which happens each time one of these
> cars leave the line or end up in impounds makes toleration difficult at
> best for the average guy wanting to run his car. Hey it happens and we
> know it.
> Publicity is good but if none of these vehicles ever showed up the meet
> would go on like it always have, no big deal. I hope someone learns
> something from this.
> Another opinion, Hydogen cars will never work out in mass. Ethanol cars
> will be another joke as soon as owners find out 15 gallons won't take you
> anywhere and maintenance cost have yet to be stated.
> OK it's everyones turn to yell at me....JD
Amen JD amen
Jim in Palmdale
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