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Column: Test drivers are swooning over Tesla’s new Model 3 sedan–but quality issues loom on the horizon

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on Column: Test drivers are swooning over Tesla’s new Model 3 sedan–but quality issues loom on the horizon

Tesla is on the verge of ramping up production of its mass-market Model 3 sedan, but the company has been giving hands-on demonstrations to selected journalists and financial analysts in recent months. With the first reviews trickling into print, we can judge the general reaction:People love this car.We can also spot one cloud on the horizon: Concerns about quality.The latest comments on that issue come from Toni Sacconaghi, automotive industry analyst at AllianceBernstein, who examined and drove a new Model 3 at a Tesla demonstration in Brooklyn on Nov. 9. “Overall,” he told clients the next day, “we found the Model 3 to be a compelling offering, and believe it is likely to further galvanize the overall Electric Vehicle category.” But he also noted that “fit and finish on the two demo cars we saw — perhaps not surprisingly — was relatively poor.”
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Test drivers are swooning over Tesla’s new Model 3 sedan — but quality issues loom on the horizon

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on Test drivers are swooning over Tesla’s new Model 3 sedan — but quality issues loom on the horizon

Tesla is on the verge of ramping up production of its mass-market Model 3 sedan, but the company has been giving hands-on demonstrations to selected journalists and financial analysts in recent months. With the first reviews trickling into print, we can judge the general reaction:People love this car.We can also spot one cloud on the horizon: Concerns about quality.The latest comments on that issue come from Toni Sacconaghi, automotive industry analyst at AllianceBernstein, who examined and drove a new Model 3 at a Tesla demonstration in Brooklyn on Nov. 9. “Overall,” he told clients the next day, “we found the Model 3 to be a compelling offering, and believe it is likely to further galvanize the overall Electric Vehicle category.” But he also noted that “fit and finish on the two demo cars we saw — perhaps not surprisingly — was relatively poor.”
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Instead of New Gun Laws, Dems Should Focus On Bureaucratic Incompetence Enforcing Current Ones

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on Instead of New Gun Laws, Dems Should Focus On Bureaucratic Incompetence Enforcing Current Ones

Photo Credit – CNNMediaite Contributing Editor Larry O’Connor recently penned an opinion piece on Mediate.com. An excerpt of his latest article,  Instead of New Gun Laws, Dems Should Focus On Bureaucratic Incompetence Enforcing Current Ones, is below:Like clockwork the calls to “do something” were ringing through the media and Twitter within hours of the mass shooting Sunday at a church in rural Texas.
Intermixed with the shameful chastisement that “Prayers aren’t good enough” we heard media figure after media figure imploring politicians to “do something” to stop these murders in the future.
Don Lemon scolded you for daring to seek solace with God at tragic times like these. Your “thoughts and prayers” did nothing to save those victims! (“You stupid rednecks” was left off the teleprompter, but we can read between the lines, Don.)
NBA basketball coach Steve Kerr (because everyone wants to know what a basketball …
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Rihanna and N.E.R.D. Evolve on ‘Lemon’

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on Rihanna and N.E.R.D. Evolve on ‘Lemon’

For better or worse, N.E.R.D. — the rock band led by Neptunes producer duo Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo — has always been ahead of its time. Formed in 1999, the group released its first album in 2001. In Search Of… wasn’t perfect, but it was certainly new: The strains of ’70s and ’80s funk the pair looked back to had been juiced, mashed, and strained by Space Age precision, and woven into raps and punkish guitar riffs to create a sound that seemed to operate according to its own peculiar laws of physics. Subsequent albums — the last of which, Nothing, was released in 2010 — reaffirmed N.E.R.D.’s commitment to innovation. The hits were few, the soundtrack licenses somewhat more plentiful, and the fan base dwindled over time, but no one could deny that the band had its own sound. Not everyone liked them, but the ones who …
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At last: Gun laws that will have crooks looking down the barrel

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on At last: Gun laws that will have crooks looking down the barrel

Writing about government law-and-order policies is one of the easiest gigs in town. You simply bag the crap out of it, declare politicians should “get into the real world”, judges live in “ivory towers” and the laws are drafted by Leninist-leaning lawyers who want to release cutlass-carrying psychos to attack us in our beds.Yet every now again a piece of legislation comes along that can’t be described as political correctness “gone mad” (Question: was it once sane or always a little odd before it went totally bananas?)*
Firearms seized by police from outlaw motorcycle gangs across Victoria.  Photo: Pool picture
Just the other day, Victorian Police Minister Lisa Neville dropped a press release headed “New laws to target illegal guns, organised crime and drive-by shootings”.In the release the minister channelled Clint Eastwood, declaring: “Let this be a warning to organised crime figures and those that associate with organised …
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New gun laws a game changer

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on New gun laws a game changer

Writing about government law-and-order policies is one of the easiest gigs in town. You simply bag the crap out of it, declare politicians should “get into the real world”, judges live in “ivory towers” and the laws are drafted by Leninist-leaning lawyers who want to release cutlass-carrying psychos to attack us in our beds.Yet every now again a piece of legislation comes along that can’t be described as political correctness “gone mad” (Question: was it once sane or always a little odd before it went totally bananas?)*
Firearms seized by police from outlaw motorcycle gangs across Victoria.  Photo: Pool picture
Just the other day, Victorian Police Minister Lisa Neville dropped a press release headed “New laws to target illegal guns, organised crime and drive-by shootings”.In the release the minister channelled Clint Eastwood, declaring: “Let this be a warning to organised crime figures and those that associate with organised …
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At last: Gun laws that will have crooks looking down the barrel

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on At last: Gun laws that will have crooks looking down the barrel

Writing about government law-and-order policies is one of the easiest gigs in town. You simply bag the crap out of it, declare politicians should “get into the real world”, judges live in “ivory towers” and the laws are drafted by Leninist-leaning lawyers who want to release cutlass-carrying psychos to attack us in our beds.Yet every now again a piece of legislation comes along that can’t be described as political correctness “gone mad” (Question: was it once sane or always a little odd before it went totally bananas?)*
Firearms seized by police from outlaw motorcycle gangs across Victoria.  Photo: Pool picture
Just the other day, Victorian Police Minister Lisa Neville dropped a press release headed “New laws to target illegal guns, organised crime and drive-by shootings”.In the release the minister channelled Clint Eastwood, declaring: “Let this be a warning to organised crime figures and those that associate with organised …
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Don’t Let Lemon Grove Get Flooded With Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on Don’t Let Lemon Grove Get Flooded With Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

By Jerry Jones | September 7, 2017

Lemon Grove residents should be very wary of anyone asking for signatures to support a special election to revise the city’s medical marijuana laws.
Lemon Grove passed Measure V, approving medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, by a mere 85 votes. Pot proponents now want – among other things – less community oversight, no protection for small day care facilities or church-based schools and the removal of any accountability for facilities in violation of the law and city ordinances.
Keep in mind that these marijuana businesses will pay no local taxes, and want the citizens of Lemon Grove to pay for a special election to the tune of $300,000.
The very same proponents who wrote the medical marijuana ordinance have now decided it’s too restrictive because it does not allow dispensaries to be located within 1,000 feet of a day care center or other sensitive uses like drug treatment …
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Trolley committee mulls over strategy for service

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on Trolley committee mulls over strategy for service

News Photo by Jason Ogden
The Thunder Bay Transportation Authority trolley committee, left to right, Operations Manager Andrew Sundin, Trustee Adam Poll, Trustee Daryl Peterson and Trustee Jeff Kowalski, met Tuesday to discuss the future of the system in Alpena.ALPENA — The Thunder Bay Transportation Authority’s trolley committee will recommend to the full board that the city’s diesel/electric trolley service will run regular summer hours until at least October. The committee met Tuesday to discuss the future of the service and come up with the recommendation for the service, which is costing the agency money and not making a profit.
Operations Manager Andrew Sundin said the recommendation will be to continue the service at full capacity until the end of October. Additionally he said he is going to schedule a meeting with MDOT officials to discuss what could be done with the trolleys.
Ideas from selling the …
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‘Lemon laws’ for cars a step closer

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Lemon Laws | Comments Off on ‘Lemon laws’ for cars a step closer

AUSTRALIA is a step closer to developing “lemon laws” for cars.The top consumer watchdog has recommended sweeping changes that will give motorists better protection under new-car warranties — and provide local mechanics and independent workshops better access to technical data for modern vehicles.Releasing the 162-page draft report into the New Car Retailing Industry, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says it is “deeply concerned about the level of non-compliance with the Australian Consumer Law in the new car industry”.The report follows recent court action against Ford, Volkswagen and Audi for alleged breaches of Australian consumer law, ranging from failing to properly repair vehicles to misleading buyers about fuel consumption and emissions.Holden last week made a court enforceable undertaking to comply with consumer guarantee obligations under Australian Consumer Law, after the car maker “misrepresented to some consumers that it had the discretion to decide whether the vehicle …
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