Or, this will be good opportunity to get General Motors to commit to delivering and manufacturing more environmentaly-friendly, fuel-efficient vehicles, and delivering them to market at an accelerated pace, if America were to bail them out. But, only on the condition that they commit and pledge themselves to this effort so that we can truly become dependent on foreign oil and, that they will make every measure to save their workforce from being outsourced (i.e. return jobs back to America).
In the book, cars in the 23rd Century are designed to get 500 miles on two (2) tablespoons of gas using vials. Why wait for the 23rd Century? I challenge automobile manufacturers to either match or beat this 23rd Century gas consumption standard now in the 21st Century.