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Old 04-22-2012, 07:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Happy Earth Day!

Santa Cruz, CA. is going backwards it seems to me with EVs. We had more in 2002 to 2010. I found this an interesting comparison:
China's 5,000,000 Electric Cars By 2020 Plan | Earthtechling

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Old 04-22-2012, 08:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Interesting but i still don't belive a hybrid or a EV is better for the enviroment than a cheap, simple, small engine car. I would be very interested to see how much polution and energy is used to make a Hybrid, drive it and service it for 10 years VS. the same for let's say a Civic.

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What if you convert an old car and charge it with solar panels? That's what I have planned when we move to Arizona. If the electricity is clean, and the car is used, and the battery insides are recycled, I don't see how you can go wrong.

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