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Old 11-27-2018, 05:09 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Naw, warming the cabin is small beans. Better to have consumers wanting EVs and the benefit of starting out in a warm cabin than to prefer their ICE counterparts. We're talkin 8 cents of electricity. You can't even start a car for 8 cents worth of gasoline.

Not only that, but winter driving usually requires windows to be defrosted, which uses warm air from the vents. Better to draw as much of that power from the grid than to use the battery upon departure.

I'm all for conservation and efficiency, but that's not what is going to stem resource depletion globally. That problem will only be solved by either massive reductions in wealth, which will also massively increase all the problems associated with poverty, or a reduction in population.
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