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Report: the phase-out of gas and adoption of electric vehicles!

Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:29 pm

Bloomberg recently released reports that nearly 80 percent of the global auto market is pushing toward phase-out of petroleum cars and adoption of electric vehicles.


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Their article suggests that EV sales will overtake internal combustion engines in just over 20 years - sooner than some governments & companies expected!


When do you think EV sales will overtake the internal combustion engine - do these estimates seem possible?

Source: Bloomberg: https://bloom.bg/2wLWUce (that's a link to the full article on Bloomberg)
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Re: Report: the phase-out of gas and adoption of electric vehicles!

Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:26 pm

20 years sounds about right to me. It all depends on how battery technology advances. But I think we've passed the tipping point where increasing demand and profit potential feeds accelerated research in a virtuous cycle.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: Report: the phase-out of gas and adoption of electric vehicles!

Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:45 pm

I am not in favor of a ban so much as taxing petrol fueled light vehicles.
Registration fee needs to stop going down each year and start going up.
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Re: Report: the phase-out of gas and adoption of electric vehicles!

Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:22 pm

smkettner wrote:Registration fee needs to stop going down each year and start going up.
Around here (and elsewhere) registration fees have gone up, but only for BEVs. :(
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