Honduras government calls for bids on purchase of luxury vehicles

Banker Jaime Rosenthal Oliva says he knows about "some public institutions that are holding bids for purchase of luxury vehicles."

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

If the government is going to restrict luxury cars, it should be the first to eliminate its gas-guzzlers," he said.
"I think price restrictions are much more effective than legal restrictions," he added. "It seems right to me that we don't continue importing cars that use a lot of fuel, when there is a worldwide trend toward more fuel-efficient vehicles."
He said there is no use crying over spilt milk, "but we must recover a bit of lost time in different national investments." He said investment in the generation of hydroelectric energy should be a high priority.



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