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Volkswagen Drives Its New Electric Car Cross Country in ONLY 18 Days!

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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

In their defense the tech is in its infancy....give it five years....
Electric cars have been around since 1888.
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My bad, I mean five years from now. Tech innovation is moving at unprecedented speeds these days.
Disagree. We’re struggling to put men in space, we can’t fix pot holes, electricity shuts off randomly in the west and drinking water is scarce in the west.

No money in that stuff. But capitalism always works. Electric cars that can travel long distances will sell so you'll see that ramp up. Look at smart phones and how much they have advanced and continue to improve.
 

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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

you cant run until you first walk,,,
It’s a 132 year old technology.
yes it is,, but it was abandoned back then because of material and tech restrictions that no longer exist and a better source of power that is currently getting harder to get,,

tech always has a natural evolution,,
 

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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
 

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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

With just one horsepower.
dollar on a dime the horse died or wasnt of any use afterwards,,,
 

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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
there are recycling technics already in use,,,
 

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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
there are recycling technics already in use,,,
Not that I've seen
 

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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

Rad! Just think about what it will be in 5 years. Exciting times!!
 
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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
there are recycling technics already in use,,,
Not that I've seen
I suggest you do some research,,
 

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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
there are recycling technics already in use,,,
Not that I've seen
I suggest you do some research,,
Be happy to look at anything ya got....otherwise ya got nothin
 

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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
there are recycling technics already in use,,,
Not that I've seen
I suggest you do some research,,
Be happy to look at anything ya got....otherwise ya got nothin
just google

electric car battery recycling

there are dozens of sites available,, just be careful of the zealots on both sides,,
 
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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

Rad! Just machine what it will be in 5 years. Exciting times!!
Well, since electric cars have been around for 132 years, in 5 years they might slash an hour off.
 

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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

Rad! Just machine what it will be in 5 years. Exciting times!!
Well, since electric cars have been around for 132 years, in 5 years they might slash an hour off.
Wanna bet?
 
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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

you cant run until you first walk,,,
It’s a 132 year old technology.
yes it is,, but it was abandoned back then because of material and tech restrictions that no longer exist and a better source of power that is currently getting harder to get,,

tech always has a natural evolution,,
And the fact government laws force companies to sell it, the demand is zero.
 
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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

Rad! Just machine what it will be in 5 years. Exciting times!!
Well, since electric cars have been around for 132 years, in 5 years they might slash an hour off.
Wanna bet?
You ding dongs said the same thing 30 years ago.
 

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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

you cant run until you first walk,,,
It’s a 132 year old technology.
yes it is,, but it was abandoned back then because of material and tech restrictions that no longer exist and a better source of power that is currently getting harder to get,,

tech always has a natural evolution,,
And the fact government laws force companies to sell it, the demand is zero.
currently the demand is high,,

and government needs to get out of all business's,, but you know how dems and repubes can be,,
both like force,,
 

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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
there are recycling technics already in use,,,
Not that I've seen
I suggest you do some research,,
Be happy to look at anything ya got....otherwise ya got nothin
just google

electric car battery recycling

there are dozens of sites available,, just be careful of the zealots on both sides,,
So nothing. From what I've read it's not happening on any scale
 
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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

you cant run until you first walk,,,
It’s a 132 year old technology.
yes it is,, but it was abandoned back then because of material and tech restrictions that no longer exist and a better source of power that is currently getting harder to get,,

tech always has a natural evolution,,
And the fact government laws force companies to sell it, the demand is zero.
currently the demand is high,,

and government needs to get out of all business's,, but you know how dems and repubes can be,,
both like force,,
US EV sales have fallen thru the floor the past few years.
 

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Where's all the electricity going to come from to charge so many of these overrated cars? And mining is a very dirty business; the rare earth minerals needed for these electric vehicles must be mined.

The CCP loves it though as China has a dominant market share of rare earth minerals.

Then what to do with all the huge, worn-out battery packs. Ship them to the third world to be forgotten about?
They already have a battery waste problem which is going to grow fast
there are recycling technics already in use,,,
Not that I've seen
I suggest you do some research,,
Be happy to look at anything ya got....otherwise ya got nothin
just google

electric car battery recycling

there are dozens of sites available,, just be careful of the zealots on both sides,,
So nothing. From what I've read it's not happening on any scale
as I said,, watch out for zealots on both sides,,,
 

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Pony Express went from Missouri to California in 10 days.

On horse.

And Volkswagen is all giddy about their accomplishment.

you cant run until you first walk,,,
It’s a 132 year old technology.
yes it is,, but it was abandoned back then because of material and tech restrictions that no longer exist and a better source of power that is currently getting harder to get,,

tech always has a natural evolution,,
And the fact government laws force companies to sell it, the demand is zero.
currently the demand is high,,

and government needs to get out of all business's,, but you know how dems and repubes can be,,
both like force,,
US EV sales have fallen thru the floor the past few years.
if you say so,,,
 

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