I hope hospitals don’t try to put political correctness before effectiveness.
If there is a sure sign of just how serious countries really are when it comes to the “grave problems of climate change”, then look no further than money. If climate change was an imminent catastrophe, you wouldn’t know it from the money that countries are pledging. In fact, you’d think they’ve stopped taking it seriously.
The current United Nations response to environmental concerns is doing more harm than good.
So where does this leave us? On a typical mileage of 20000 pa a driver could save £1240 pa, but would have paid more than £26000 extra to purchase the car. (As the second hand market for Volts has not really got going yet, it is too soon to work out depreciation costs). So, to break even, he would need to keep the car for 22 years and drive 440000 miles!
Perhaps I am being unfair, as I have not mentioned all the other advantages of the Volt. Things like the stunning range of 300 miles or the charging time of only 6 hours.
Sounds like a good deal to me!
Brace yourselves: A beneficiary of the Obama administration’s taxpayer-funded energy handouts doesn’t deliver, as promised. Advanced batteries for electric vehicles are the latest bad investment for Uncle Sam. Today’s Wall Street Journal reports,