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Subject:  Re: Electric car monies Date:  2/5/2013  10:41 PM
Author:  telegraph Number:  40679 of 90628

Albaby:"Perhaps - though it's far from the low hanging fruit. Indeed, I am increasingly skeptical that you're going to see that any time soon, absent a marked breakthrough in battery technology. The economics just aren't there for personal vehicles right now, and probably won't be for quite a while. Meanwhile, in addition to the small vehicle segment, you're actually seeing some non-trivial NG fleet truck adoption. So it may be that not only the short-term, but also the intermediate-term, future of vehicles in the U.S. continuing to be almost entirely ICE."

Just read somewhere where 51% of cars made in Venezuela are now equipped to burn NG as the primary fuel.

If gas gets real expensive and the shale gas bonanza holds up....could be true here too.

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