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8 years guys..... Only 8 years...

This is a faster kill switch than the demise of the manual...

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I think it is wishful thinking on economist Tony Seba's part.
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Ummmm.........no.

No way is manufacturing of the battery materials going to be able to ramp up to this timeline.
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Just think of all of the lost fuel taxes that go towards the repair of the highway infrastructure....

Oups.... Politicians won't let that happen.... Big taxes on electricity will be needed....
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Heck in 8 years we'll all be driving electrified flying cars. Don't need no roads.

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Yeah, and he's got a Yeti living in his basement. I'd say the odds are about even.
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This is just what I think about no gas fueled cars.

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8 years guys..... Only 8 years...
Range is still an issue, even for 300 mile recharges - what if I want to go to Colorado to ski? 300 miles doesn't even get me across Kansas, let alone to the slopes...so a 2 day drive just to get there?

What if I want to go see the grandkids in West Carolina? 1100 miles one way, and no - I'm not going to fly.... the airline industry is even worse than trains and busses anymore.

Plus there is no way our current electrical grid can sustain all these proposed electrical cars hitting the grid en masse.....

Most power plants run on coal and natural gas....they will need huge infrastructure improvements - and those take time and money to build.

8 years? no way....this guys been reading too many Popular Science mags from the 50's
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