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Makes me think that it is cowardice in the board rooms - not lack of innovation that limits us. When I used to work in corporations, it was all yes men at the top...

It is just so fascinating that "Goodwin -- with an eight-grade education -- able to design motors that blow the doors off the conventional (and obviously bullshit) wisdom"


Not to defend Detroit (or Tokyo, or Stuttgart, or wherever in Mexico they build Chevies and wherever in Korea they build Hyundais), I'd take this with several pounds of salt. It smells like another variation of the Local Man Invents 300-mpg Carbuetor But Big Oil Suppresses It urban myth that crops up whenever gas prices go up.

Ken Muldrew

I've seen this movie before. It doesn't have a very happy ending; at least not for this guy's investors. But still, it's fun to dream about. Just imagine what we would do with all the surplus nacho chips if the demand for biodiesel every took off!

Ken Houghton
Imagine trying to share the highway with lots of arrogant, selfish, smug, bad and careless drivers rolling up behind you at 70 mph in big ugly unsteerable sedan-eating boxes of metal with more blind spots than a Sherman tank who can also brag self-righteously about being green while yakking on their cell phones.
I drive in NJ. What's to imagine?

Oh, right, you said "70 mph". Why would they drive in the slow lane?

Tom Clarke

Something - the laws of physics - tells
me this is snake oil.

David Parsons

I think your title is a bit deceptive. It's not the difference between a H3 and a Prius, it's the difference between a H3 with a bespoke engine and a stock Prius.

And the real difference is that the Prius actually exists today.

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