Posted on mercredi 28 février 2007
A défaut d’un Luc Rosenzweig pour nous faire un commentaire sur les differents candidats à la présidentielle américaine, j’ai trouvé ca sur Time.
Definitely not your father’s Obamobile. But is America ready for the first-ever mass-produced hybrid car? A formidable entry for 2008–even its critics have praised its « clean lines » and « articulate ad campaign »–and yet a product still shrouded in mystery. Concerns over its fast acceleration (from zero to 60 in practically no time at all) are giving some potential drivers reservations about its staying power over the long haul.
The slightly smaller cousin to the Hummer (although still something of a gas guzzler), this car maintains remarkable popularity thanks to its designers’ willingness to speak candidly about defects in other models by the same maker; they recently said the Rumfedsel « will go down as one of the worst lemons in American history. » Cons: temperamental engine overheats easily, which may result in an eventual recall. (more…)