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      11-07-2022, 05:20 AM   #331
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Iíve read so many damn political posts on Twitter the past weekend I thought this post was titled dead man makes battery in Tesla lol.

Two more days and I can finally stop hearing about it.
Iím voting red all down the ticket, I donít care. Thatís all Iíll say as this site is not a political one.

That being said, no I wouldnít buy a Tesla either.
But I would love to support musk. He is doing a lot of things right and I really admire him. Unfortunately, once the battery is gone then itís a paperweight.
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The CO2 produced from the charging infrastructure is still far less than emissions from using petrol. Factor in over time that grids are getting cleaner and renewable energy sources are going to be more common stay for people charging at home (my neighbour has solar panels on his roof that he only uses to charge his two EVs).
So I agree with the concept and need long term. I have a different issue with the pace itís being forced.

That said a few thoughts:

1) Solar and Wind will never be enough. Either clean energy has to invent something new (and major) or nuclear has to be used. There is no avoiding this or arguing it when you look at how many solar panels the US would need to power just our country.
2) Recycling on panels and wind products is also a major problem. Iím sure it will be solved eventually but itís a problem right now adding to everything.

Finally, Iíll own an EV eventually, wonít have a choice but Iíll have a garage (large one) of ICE vehicles, especially Porsche since they are good about old parts. Why? Because right now EV are soulless crap tactic cars. Fast but not fun.
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