Barack Obama and Mark Dayton are both pinning their economic development hopes on “green jobs” – jobs directly related to environmental hysteria.
At least one of those initiatives is squibbing, so far:
Well, here’s the big scorecard for all sales of [Chevy Volts and Nissan Leafs] thus far:
- Volt: 928
- Leaf: 173
Ouch. The big questions, of course, revolve around one word: “Why?” Is ramping up production and deliveries still a problem? Is demand weak? Are unscrupulous dealers to blame? When will sales start to climb? And what are these numbers doing to plug-in vehicle work at other automakers? We don’t know all the answers, but for more on February auto sales, click here.
Big answer: Because people don’t buy the hype, and you cannot create a market by decree.