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Old 08-28-2019, 09:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Should Volkswagen create an electric revolution?
VW can do a lot of things. Writing EV Press releases appears to be one of them.

Germany has a recent no-more-fossil-fuel mandate .. so it's possible, I guess.

If VW starts an electric revolution, their home turf of Germany is a good place to start.

I think that VW is good at mass market vehicles, bringing costs down and profits up. If I were a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately shareholder, I'd say that VW should not create an electric revolution - it will lose money for a bit. As a long-term-hold-stock shareholder, I'd say 'VW - GET TO IT ALREADY!'

But I'll believe it when I see it.

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Old 08-28-2019, 10:14 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Tim Pool recommends https://www.newsguardtech.com/ so I had a look:

I submitted cleantechnica.com but I just got "Thanks for submitting a site!" in response. I think you have to install a browser plug-in or something.
I installed the extension to briefly test it out. Cleantechnica isn't in the DB, maybe because it isn't considered a news source. I submitted the site anyhow.

It shows Fox News, Media Matters, and The Daily Wire as "green", meaning it passes their criteria for responsible news reporting and commentary. I wonder which sites get ratings other than green?

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