The Vice Chairman of GM wanted us to know exactly why the auto-giant is
headed for the dirt. In a recent interview with Just-Auto, Lutz
implied that hybrid vehicles are a useless technology that the American
people have been duped into desiring. And the Hummer is...I don't
know, a very sound financial decision?
the popular thing to do, many people believe
that if we all drove hybrids the world would suddenly get cooler again
and then it's the patriotic thing to do because if you drive a hybrid
you will no longer be funding the Arab terrorists, and so forth."
Many people believe also that the internal combustion engine is a
hundred-year-old, dangerous, outdated technology that our society is
deeply dependent on and needs to be phased out. No...he didn't say
Lutz continued, "so, with all those beliefs out there, you have to do a hybrid for public policy reasons."
Right, apparently you don't have to have a hybrid because they're
selling well. Because selling cars has nothing to do with what GM