Sunday, June 15, 2008

Electric cars?

Condos, radios, toys weigh on electric car planning

Summary: many people who live in the city do not have garages where they can plug in electric vehicles.

But do we want to build more garages that would have plug-in capability or use the limited space we already have for housing, parks, schools, libraries and other amenities?

And what about all the other problems with cars that are unrelated to the operation of cars? Check out this May 12, 2004 analysis of the alternative fuel vehicles by Matthew Hirsch:

The road to nowhere
Alternative fuels like hydrogen may be a boon for the auto industry, but don't expect them to save the planet.

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