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A major impediment to wide acceptance of electric vehicles even on the
part of people who use their cars almost exclusively for commuting is the
inability to use their electric vehicles for occasional extended trips. In an
attempt to make purchasing electric vehicles more attractive to
coomuters, one electric vehilcle producer is planning to offer customers
three days free rental of a conventional car for every 1,000 miles that
they drive their electric vehicle.

Which of the following, if thrue, most theatens the plan's prospects for
success?

A. Many electric vehicles that are used for commercial purposes are not
needed for extended trips.

B. Because a majority of commuters drive at least 100 miles per week,
the cost of the producer of making good the offer would add considerably
to the already high price of electric vehicles.

C. The relatively long time it takes to recharge the battery of an electric
vehicle can easily be fitted into the regular patterns of car use characteristic of commuters.

D. Although electric vehicles are essentially emmission- free in actual
use, generating the electricity necessary for charging an electric vehicle's
battery can burden the environment.

E. Some family vehicles are used primarily not for commuting but for
making short local trips, such as to do errands.
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22 Nov 2005, 09:39
(B) makes the proposal most economically unfeasible. Imagine granting a free coventional car to a long haul commuter that puts over 50,000 miles a year on his/her car??
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22 Nov 2005, 10:38
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(B) makes the proposal most economically unfeasible. Imagine granting a free coventional car to a long haul commuter that puts over 50,000 miles a year on his/her car??

I agree 100%. it is B.
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22 Nov 2005, 19:45
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GMATT73 wrote:
(B) makes the proposal most economically unfeasible. Imagine granting a free coventional car to a long haul commuter that puts over 50,000 miles a year on his/her car??

I agree 100%. it is B.

I agree 120%. it is B.

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22 Nov 2005, 19:54
B is good.
A company cannot arbritarily initiate a plan if that plan is going to cost more than it can benefit.
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22 Nov 2005, 20:19
B is the best choice. If the cost is to be passed back to the consumer, then what's the point of the offer?
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22 Nov 2005, 20:49
Very good explanations folks

The OA is 'B'.
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23 Nov 2005, 03:23
I vote for B.

A - Out of scope.
B - Correct.
C,D - True but Out of Scope
E - Out of Scope.

Hence B
23 Nov 2005, 03:23
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