I assure her that I am a working journalist and that my question is purely hypothetical. Judging by appearances alone, I ask, what would be my theoretical chance of having sex with her, expressed as a percentage?
“Three,” she says finally.
He then gestures toward the Volt, and says:
“This is my ride,” I say. “Does this new information change the hypothetical answer at all?”
She takes a deep breath, lets it out slowly.
Hey, it’s a 16.7-percent improvement. Isn’t that worth $35,000 after tax credits?
And speaking of statistics, here’s the Cadillac section of GM’s January sales report, as snipped from The Truth About Cars:
I knew the XLR had been marked for extinction because of low sales, but I had no idea they were this low. Minus one? That’s even below the point where you can make it up in volume.