Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Citgo is the Venezuela state oil company. Dan > On Oct 15, 2016, at 4:43 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > >> On October 15, 2016 at 4:05 PM G Mann via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> >> U Exxon. isn't that the chain that's owned by

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On October 15, 2016 at 4:05 PM G Mann via Mercedes > wrote: > > > U Exxon. isn't that the chain that's owned by Chavez group? > > From the now failed socialist state of Venezuela? I thought that was Citgo. ___

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Exxon is my shorthand fore ANY and ALL service stations On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 4:05 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > U Exxon. isn't that the chain that's owned by Chavez group? > > From the now failed socialist state of Venezuela? > > On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 1:02

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-15 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
U Exxon. isn't that the chain that's owned by Chavez group? >From the now failed socialist state of Venezuela? On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 1:02 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Only when charging stations that offer 10 minute "fill ups" can be found at >

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Only when charging stations that offer 10 minute "fill ups" can be found at every Exxon will electric cars go mainstream. On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 3:32 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Mao sez: > > "So... someday, something other than outlawed fossil-fuel >

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Mao sez: "So... someday, something other than outlawed fossil-fuel internal-combustion or EV will be used for transportation, perhaps." Yup! It is called a horse! Mountain Man via Mercedes October 15, 2016 at 2:25 PM Kaleb wrote: I'm not even sure what that is

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Kaleb wrote: > I'm not even sure what that is supposed to mean Someday, an EV that has similar historic character of our W123 today - that might be nice, perhaps. EV works in a city, but will not have the flexibility that fossil-fuel internal-combustion transportation provides. So... someday,

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-14 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I'm not even sure what that is supposed to mean Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 14, 2016, at 10:33 AM, Mountain Man via Mercedes > wrote: > > Karl wrote: >> I think the article is not far from the mark, esp if prices come down. For >> city dwellers they make a lot of

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-14 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Karl wrote: > I think the article is not far from the mark, esp if prices come down. For > city dwellers they make a lot of sense. EV makes sense for a while. Gimme a W123 of EV - we can have transport for a few years. After that? - we can work on that. We cannot deal with constriction of

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On October 14, 2016 at 9:12 AM Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes > wrote: > > > I think the article is not far from the mark, esp if prices come down. For > city dwellers they make a lot of sense. They run much cheaper. But I expect > them to be taxed more in the future, by

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On October 13, 2016 at 10:33 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Ayyyuuup! > > Any good blizzard, hurricane, or tornado leaves yer leaf without > electrons Unless you pull a gasoline or Diesel powered generator on > a trailer behind your car the "uses

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-14 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
I think the article is not far from the mark, esp if prices come down. For city dwellers they make a lot of sense. They run much cheaper. But I expect them to be taxed more in the future, by either wheel taxes or mileage taxes, so that will offset the current operating expense difference. As for

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-13 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Ayyyuuup! Any good blizzard, hurricane, or tornado leaves yer leaf without electrons Unless you pull a gasoline or Diesel powered generator on a trailer behind your car the "uses no petroleum" G Mann via Mercedes October 13, 2016 at 9:23 PM Again... Nice

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-13 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Again... Nice Fantasy Now for some logic, based on reality and current events. Step outside and look up at the power poles in your neighborhood. Take notice of their condition, and the condition of the power lines strung between them. These are the basis for all the wonderful electricity

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
You can have my diesel car when you pull the steering wheel from my cold dead hands. Apologies to 2nd amendment folks. Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 1990 300D Wickford RI On Oct 13, 2016 1:24 PM, "Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Two-thirds of cars could be

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for diesel lovers

2016-10-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Trump will kill the regulation required to support that fantasy. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: