Topic: Tesla???
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Old October 21st, 2018, 05:40 AM
Ned Seagoon Ned Seagoon is offline
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Originally Posted by Total Noob View Post
Honestly, I'm not seeing electric powered cars being cheaper, much less better or more convenient.

Improvements to manufacturing methods and economies of scale have resulted in almost all modern consumer items coming down in price after a period of time.

The currently available electric cars are certainly much better for the shorter trips in that they can be fueled from renewable sources (solar and the like), they produce almost no pollution or noise and can be automatically controlled, thus reducing the risk to human life.

The shorter trips that they are ideal for include shopping, dropping the kids to school and getting to work. (Things most of us do every day) However use on annual holidays or visiting friends or relatives in distant states is currently inconvenient. I believe this will eventuality be solved, especially when fossil fuels are so depleted that their cost is prohibitive.
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