[LINK] Electric vehicles and generation

Adam Todd link at todd.inoz.com
Thu Jul 27 12:45:02 AEST 2006

At 12:23 AM 27/07/2006, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
> >> Tom Worthington wrote:
> >>
> >>> recharge such cars in a computer scheduled car rental pool
> >>> http://www.tomw.net.au/2001/sa/epod.shtml#pooling
> >>
>Yes ... powered very likely imho by the Aussie geo-thermal grid.
>And we can expect reasonably numerous open-source design cars.
>That is, an evolving open-source car/truck/bus design, with some
>speciality branchings, where the components are freely made, and
>the vehicles assembled and bought, rented and/or sold everywhere.

WAYYYYY to optimistic Stephen, as much as I love the idea, the motor 
industry isn't going to let people start kit assembly of low cost motor 
vehicles, not if petrol is no longer a profit center for their trade.

(Does that make me pessimistic?)

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