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posted Jul 30, 2010, 3:00 PM by Robert Alexander   [ updated Jul 30, 2010, 5:34 PM ]

The Voltswagen: The people's car the people pay for

Peter Foster, Financial Post
Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Ontario taxpayers should be grateful that the Chevy Volt is not due to appear in the province until next year. Put together a ,000-per-car provincial subsidy with ultra high-cost solar electricity foisted on the public via feed-in tariffs and you have a level of economic insanity it would be hard to match. Indeed, perhaps the Volt should be renamed "The McGuinty" for the Canadian market. It would take the pressure off the memory of poor Edsel Ford, who gave his name to a tail-finned lemon.

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