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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Volkswagen CEO Diess to lose powers but remain leader of VW AG Some Tesla investors would like to have him join Tesla. Do you think he'll stick with VW after having his wings clipped?
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    An obituary for the internal combustion engine Like the tailpipe sound of my 5.4L but not the smell.
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    Highly intelligent people tend to be creative for sure.
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    Can I drive a plug-in-hybrid without the gas engine kicking in? This is a question that comes up from time to time. Actually the plug in hybrids are about as close as some people are going to get to ev's for a while because EVS are going to be in short supply for the next 5 years at least...
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    That's fine because we have our self imposed emotional limitations. I faced that with Lady Gaga until I saw A Star is Born and realized her talents and beauty. Clearly self imposed emotional limitations that I had copied from other people prevented me from seeing EVs are not about going green as...
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    This is my take on EV rebates etc. The reality that the ICE vehicles are slip sliding away just hit me a couple years ago. My ignorance on the subject is still high but less than when I was not an EV owner.
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    I guess I never realized the $6 trillion being spent annually to support fossil fuel usage.
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    Since there's no need for EV subsidies per Tesla's CEO Elon Musk is it now your view EVs are a great idea? Tesla buyers get no tax breaks since 2018 and there is up to a year wait to get your order shipped. $7500 rebates are still in place for automatic makers until they sell 200,000 EVs. The...
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    That is true if you are talking about deep cycle flooded lead acid batteries like used at one point in golf carts.
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    Grimes Made a PSA to Save California's Last Nuclear Plant This is a spokes person for using nuclear power. It is great to see young people with insights.
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    Funding the sales of EVS in the United States only causes harm. There is no shortage of demand for EVS just the shortage of batteries to build more EVs. The last time around this was tried a lot of people got electric golf carts basically free by putting headlights and turn signals on them...
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    Fossil Fuels’ Hidden Cost Is in Billions, Study Says (Published 2009) Humans killing humans in the the name of progress is nothing new. Do you think long term EVs will be as deadly health wise to humans as the ICE is today?
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    I know a guy who likes his China tractor. I know two guys that like their iPhones. Farmers can't put out a crop without ChinaChem. In the USA we worship our Harbor Fright and Walmart buying trips and sold China a chunk of our meat packing industry and movie industry. 100% of world vehicles...
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    Per Elon Musk the only place that you can get everything you need to build an EV is in China. China owns several of the European car names from yesterday and per Sam's video China plans to start building Volvos and Polestars in the USA. I read Tesla built in China cars are preferred over...
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    Yes the story of mankind!
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    Yes. Environment concern continues to keep Tesla banned from starting production in their new German gigafactory. China seems to be keeping the disasters in poor 3rd world countries. The saving Grace of the EV industry pollution is that it seems to be much much less than the fossil fuel...
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    Sam seems to see China in control of the car industry. Conventional car makers in Europe and North America just do not seem to be as driven as China.
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    I drive my plug-in hybrid in electric mode — making gas prices an afterthought. Here's what I've learned. I think 2019 was the last year of the Volt. Since full electric car supplies will be limited for many years to come hybrids can be a good bridge for some.
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    China EV makers establishing USA factories sounds like what Japanese car makers did decades ago.
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    American supply chains face a dire threat from China's water shortages Folks this news is not only bad for EVS it is bad for the entire supply chain that we get from china. Look at what percentage of Walmart goods comes from China. It's going to take years to find and develop other countries...
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    New AI method makes self-driving vehicles better drivers I did not realize full self-driving was a worldwide effort.
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    Crisis In Australia: AdBlue Chemical Shortage Might Render Diesel Trucks Inoperable This is not going to help the supply chain issue that's driving inflation. I was planning on getting some urea for the pasture from the article that may not be cheap.
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    I don't think some are grasping that the ICE is doomed because people are moving to EVs faster than car makers can produce them. Governments that provide health care to their peoples are struggling because of smog related sicknesses and deaths. The financial damage from operating the ICE fleets...
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    They may be in the UK.
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    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/articles/history/how-the-ultimate-internal-combustion-engine-was-made-in-135-years For ICE history.
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    I wish people wouldn't mix climate change in with EVS cuz there's not a connection there per Elon musk. He states there is no scientific evidence proving that humans are causing global warming. His point is we need to save our petroleum products of all the many many things that we require for...
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    Wrong! 25% of total vehicle World market is the best he will do.
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    Sam talked about how some oems are giving up on staying in business.
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    I try never to stop listing. I was taught a long time ago that a weatherman that is always wrong is about as good as a weatherman that is always right. :-)
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    I have the Leaf Spy Pro with a Bluetooth doggle. At the time that version was $15 I think the software now is $20 per that video and the doggle was 20 to $30 I think but I went with Bluetooth because it just sinks up with my phone automatically and it's a no-brainer. There is some cost...
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    We all have our preference. Today social influences rule the day. The USA is losing or has lost its worldwide influence on vehicles and most other things. I see the USA more like an England of a hundred years ago as is covered by Ray in this video.
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    Look at the demographics and finances of Japan and USA obituaries.
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    No one is forcing you or anyone to buy an EV. The global market place will address your 4 concerns. They are valid concerns but do you see yourself or myself having the power to answer any of the four? Do you fully grasp the ICE era is ending? There will be ICE vehicles around as long as there...
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    Japanese car makers are toast in Europe and China and in the USA their babyboomer market share is dying on them. They had a good run in the USA for 50 years but they didn't make the EV curve and crashed.
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    Norway caught my attention over 2 years and helped me to realize the ICE was on its way out. Being 70 the Covid Pandemic is bringing the most change in a short period of time that I have ever witnessed. The jump in fuel cost is opening the eyes of some Anti EV types like myself. Getting our...
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    https://electrek.co/2021/12/02/toyota-partners-byd-affordable-electric-car/
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    https://cleantechnica.com/2021/12/03/convergence-how-global-automakers-are-using-the-buddy-system-to-manage-their-ev-plans/ The Great Convergence trigger by Tesla. "Put all three of these small stories together and what you get is a picture of an auto industry that is converging in on itself...
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    Nissan Ariya price, release date, range, interior, and specs for the 2023 EV crossover Too much for too little too late.
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    It's about the same as if you bought a John Deere tractor. They are not do it yourself type machines hence the video and my story. EVs are not your old Model T. :) Actually the new ICEV are not much better. We have been climbing a mountain to get our Leaf back on the road because of the new...
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    This is a real EV factor to understand and appreciate. Our 2016 Nissan Leaf SL was $13,400.00 in Oct 2019 and the 107 mile range was down to 60 miles. 5 weeks later it qualifed for a new traction battery that Nissan said was worth $13,000.00. Someone at the Memphis regional office seemingly...
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    https://www.autoevolution.com/news/the-famous-92k-personal-electric-aircraft-is-almost-sold-out-in-record-time-175524.html Hay Maker how about this EV for keeping an eye on your hay fields?
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    While most EV charging is done overnight at home without thought as you noted EV charging for cross country trips is in place. Tesla computes your charging points for you. Telsa opening up their chargers to other EV brands is helpful for all and is good for Telsa' stock price. Good used home...
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    EVs will come and go. It's the process that excites me. EVs will go the same way as the ICEV is today. I am not the source of change nor can I stop change so as i age I try to learn to roll with things as they evolve.
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    My father who finished the fifth grade one day told me when I used the word NEVER that son never is a mighty long time. :-)
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    I don't do TV nor do I think talking heads are powerful people. GM CEO is getting a lot of attention from high places claiming GM is going to kill off ICE production by 2035. Fossil fuels are not going away so you do not have to sell all of your oil stocks. EV production requires fossil fuel...
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    Drive them hopefully. What does EVS have to do with my five tractors?
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    Who's talking about abandoning the fossil fuel industry. You know we cannot get to Mars without the fossil fuel in industry. Some of us are retired and want to become more frugal when it comes to our car expenses.
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    Hay Dude you will just keep on trucking by buying some cheap solar panels and charge you new F150 Lighting or Cybertruck using sunshine. The big difference between the two of us is 2 years ago I woke up and read the memo that the ICE age was ending. :-)
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    No. Like many of us you have been asleep for 20 years and the world we knew evolved. :)
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    There's no IF involved and don't be such a drama queen. :) Gas was $0.25 per gallon in 1973 when I paid $2150.00 for my new Datsun 1200. The sky has not fallen yet and my 2016 Datsun will run on sunshine.
 
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