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DETROIT–In a report released Monday, General Motors announced 56 percent growth for the first quarter of 2001, a profit increase company officials attributed to February's wildly successful launch of the GMC Whim, the first-ever non-refillable, disposable automobile.

Making their debut at a cost of $1,100 each, the vehicles are flying out of showrooms as quickly as dealers can stock them. Featuring factory-installed gasoline, an AM/FM radio with two preset stations, and a nine-volt battery to power the ignition, the Whim is attracting motorists looking for convenient, hassle-free transportation.

"I'm a busy mother of four," said Winston-Salem, NC, homemaker Hannah Plunkett, who buys a new Whim Grande minivan every seven to ten days. "I don't have time to change the oil, rotate the tires, fill up the tank, or deal with any of the other maintenance headaches you have with old-fashioned reusable cars. But with my Whim, the parts never have time to age."

"The Whim is the wave of the future," said enthusiast Glen Shriver, who recently drove from his home in Eden Prairie, MN, to Daytona Beach, FL, for the First Annual Whim Owners' Convention, consuming four of the vehicles in the process. "I've already collected all eight colors."

"Finally, I can feel comfortable teaching my kids to drive the family car," said Harold Sperber of Chillicothe, OH. "And when my oldest misbehaves, I can threaten to throw his car away."

Introduced to the nation in an ad aired during Super Bowl XXXV, the Whim's "Hi.... And Bye" spot features a rapid-fire succession of slogans touting advantages of the new car, including "Enjoy That New-Car Smell All The Time," "No Rust, No Repairs, No Fooling," and "Never Pay For A Car Wash Again. In Fact, We Urge You Not To Wash The Whim, As Hot Water Can Melt The Glue Holding The Frame Together."

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are they recycled or are these just filling up our landfills?

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I'll take 10.


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Ridiculous.

She spends $1100 every 7 to 10 days? She doesn't have time to rotate the tires and other maintenance and fill it with gas, but she has the time to buy a new one every week. That is so stupid. If she wants to waste 4 grand a month- why not buy a really nice car and just pay someone to fill it for her? Or for that money she could hire a friggin driver and he can fill it and take it for oil changes..

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Ridiculous.

She spends $1100 every 7 to 10 days? She doesn't have time to rotate the tires and other maintenance and fill it with gas, but she has the time to buy a new one every week. That is so stupid. If she wants to waste 4 grand a month- why not buy a really nice car and just pay someone to fill it for her? Or for that money she could hire a friggin driver and he can fill it and take it for oil changes..

you've been PWNED!


"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies."

Senator Barack Obama
Senate Floor Speech on Public Debt
March 16, 2006



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Ridiculous.

She spends $1100 every 7 to 10 days? She doesn't have time to rotate the tires and other maintenance and fill it with gas, but she has the time to buy a new one every week. That is so stupid. If she wants to waste 4 grand a month- why not buy a really nice car and just pay someone to fill it for her? Or for that money she could hire a friggin driver and he can fill it and take it for oil changes..

you've been PWNED!

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I hate small cars i wouldn't be caught dead in that little death trap lol.


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That looks to be about the right size car for Claudeth and would actually fit in the garage next to the Dodge 1500 quad cab :P


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pwned....and not even april fools day


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