The Washington Post’s Gene Weingarten - a humor columnist – has written a probing review of the new Chevy Volt for the newspaper’s weekly magazine. Weingarten writes that a quality American-made car would challenge his world view that the U.S. can’t make decent cars. I found his description of the psychology behind the engineering of the Volt to be quite compelling. I urge you to read the full article, because I don’t want to give away the review.
Here’s a snippet:
What makes the Volt the Darling of Detroit is that it has been reverse-engineered to match the perverse American psyche. Americans hate buying gas but love to drive. We definitely
All of that is what the Volt is theoretically designed to deliver.
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