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    claude

    On this Earth day Autoweek measured a 1970 Boss Mustang sitting, with the gaskets etc of the day, and it emits more HC when not running than a new 410hp 5.0 does at 70mph.  Doncha hate that?  

    •  it takes more energy to make a new car than (0+ / 0-)

      a car uses in it's entire lifetime.   I've arranged my life so that I don't have to drive I walk, bicycle or ride bus but if a person must drive taking good care of an older car is better than buying a new car that has used much carbon in it's creation.  

      http://www.guardian.co.uk/...

      Macca's Meatless Monday

      by VL Baker on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 06:20:38 PM PST

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