Skip to comments.With $42,000 tax credit ending, Tesla reports strong Boulder sales
Posted on 12/30/2009 10:06:32 AM PST by george76
Electric carmaker plans to keep gallery in Boulder.
Nate Hukill was not in the market for a new car -- he said Tuesday he's not even really a "car person." But on his way back from lunch ...
Now Hukill's owned his high-performance, all-electric, thunder-gray Tesla Roadster for three weeks. ... which has a $100,000 price tag.
But it was the $42,000 tax credit offered by the state of Colorado that really sealed the deal.
Embarrassingly, the tax incentive was so shocking...
Within 30 seconds, he was hooked.
The incredibly liberal tax incentive...
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They sell boulders? I thought they sold electric cars?...............
Flintstone Motors.. Hope it runs in 30 below weather..
This has to be a joke. There are actaully citizens of a state who would stand for this nonsense?
>”We came out and there were six people around the car; one man was caressing the roof,” he said. “I think it means something special to people in Boulder because it has no emission and because it’s electric.”<
And those 6 people escaped from the mental asylum and the one giving a car a hug needs to be locked up again in the looney bin.
See, all those greedy Wall St bankers with their million dollars bonuses -- those guys who are ruining the country -- they should all go out and buy electric cars with subsidies paid for by the taxpayers. Then the media would write nice stories about them, too.
Boulder= 32 square miles surrounded by reality!
So the middle class taxpayer of Colorado is going to give 43k to a rich Liberal to buy a car that still costs more than the middle class guy can afford to spend.
Ever been to Boulder??
“Green” cars, and tax credits for the very well to do who think $100,000 is a reasonable price to pay for a car they can drive around in while posing as environmentally responsible citizens. Colorado has lost its mind.
A true Tesla electric car should run on wireless electrical current, not a battery.
And where does the electricity come from?
Rocky Mountain HIGH.
Boulder still seems to be the drug capital of the continent.
$42,000 tax credit? And let me guess here. Colorado probably isn’t running a budget surplus.
And just where does that oh so clean electricity come from??
Public Service Company of Colorado and those coal fired generating plants come to mind.
Damn but Colorado has gone to hell in a hand basket in the years since I lived there.
Actually I have, many years ago in my misspent youth.
Nah, as long as they’re hugging trees and cars and other inanimate objects they are safe. Just don’t let them get near a voting booth or public office.................
Is this the same Tesla that Al Gore owns part of?? They got a huge loan a bit earlier this year.
Rocky Mountain SIGH......................
I guess he's the guy who "didn't stay on the line" from that investment commercial..................
Then you already know. It’s just gotten more bizzare.
The truth about subsidizing “clean cars” is that all it does is give cash to rich people (the only ones buying hybrids & electrics are the rich) to buy status symbols that dump their pollution in the laps of the rabble (electricity produces air pollution, just not in Boulder or San Francisco... and the rare earth metals used to make these things require extremely dirty mining in poor parts of the world.
It’s typical Boulder all-liberal, all-rich, all-hypocrisy, all-white “diversity” and “caring.”
Driving an alternate energy status symbol - so the pollution can be sent to the lungs of poor brown children instead of their designer-bred lap-dogs.
“And those 6 people escaped from the mental asylum and the one giving a car a hug needs to be locked up again in the looney bin.”
Put a fence around the entire city of Boulder and don’t ever let anyone out!!!
Boulder has been described as 25 square miles surrounded by reality.
Nice car. Put a 350hp V-8 in it and I might buy one.
>>Ever been to Boulder??
Recommend take off and nuke entire site from orbit - only way to be sure.
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