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I've been a smart reservation holder since
May 10, 2008
Location
Albuquerque
My favorite things about smart
milage, sheer cuteness
About Me
long-time NM resident
My smart's name
no idea. yellow-n-black.... Bumblebee? not very original, I bet.

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....and wait

Posted on June 17, 2008 at 7:50pm 0 Comments

Thanks for your comments, fellow enthusiasts. I wish I could believe that smart was really worried about lost sales. If production simply cannot meet demand, for whatever reason, the lengthy queue proves that they don't have to worry about selling every unit they can produce.



If we take the wait as an opportunity to make even smarter choices, then we have served ourselves and each other well indeed. I think manufacturers finally got the message - anything under 30 mpg is no longer… Continue

Hurry Up And Wait

Posted on June 16, 2008 at 10:36pm 3 Comments

We are getting really good at waiting. It's a good thing that we never run out of stuff to do. I expect to wait many more months for my smart, but in one respect, that's a good thing. I am more aware of what's going on in the auto manufacturing world - I can keep an eye on who's getting greener in production and recyclabilitiy, who's putting out new vehicles with better mileage, etc. Of course, the risk (to the smart corp) is that I'll find something better - great mileage, greener production,… Continue

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