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Electric cars aren't really a solution to anything...  


HaiTay
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I looked into them more. The waste and pollution that goes into making the batteries is pretty bad. Even with that though, they are still less damaging than standard cars. The problem arises when EVERYONE is driving them. That carbon footprint will be up to 40 x's worse than gas/petrol powered vehicles!! We don't have a grid to support that, no country does but even if we did... that is a lot of damage!

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I never really thought about it but it makes sense. I mean it takes a lot of work to get the components for a battery that size. Not to mention... slave labor issues in China as well as Africa. No one talks about those. 

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They will need to find a better solution or risk causing more damages. At this point, people don't seem to know what is best for the planet in terms of oil usage, drilling, or mining. They just want to make sure people are forced into buying more things they can't afford. 

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They need to push hybrids. Make that the standard. Forget making everything EV. Make hybrids be the new standard and we can work on solutions, better ones, without being so damaging to the environment. 

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@readysetgo I agree with you. Hybrids are a much better option. We can cut down on waste, people can save money on fuel, and we can actually have affordable options for people. EV cars, the ones that don't need a new battery every 3 to 5 years anyways, cost WAY too much for the average person. 

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thirdstrikeIII
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Yeah I think hybrids are a much more practical solution right now. If you can afford electric, great go for it but most people can't. My friend got an EV new 6 years ago and already needs to replace the battery which is going to cost him another 14k. He paid 38k for the car. 

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