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Therefore, they pulled out all stops to discredit the project. In particular they pointed out that the electricity would have to be generated using polluting processes. Hence, electric cars did not eliminate pollution. They merely moved it somewhere else. In effect a longer tail pipe.

I am perfectly happy with a longer tailpipe. If electricty is generated using oil at a plant and 110% of the amount of oil needs to be burned to fuel 100% of our cars it's still better than what we have now.

It doesn't lower our reliance on oil (in fact it would increase it) BUT it does allow us a point source for pollution which could, through proper engineering, be control, curtail and potentially eliminate the pollution.

It's a good first step. THEN they need to come up with another way to generate the electricity.

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