I believe that the day is fast coming when everyone will be driving an EV and gas cars will be a thing of the past. I recently read where one of the leading automotive company's CEOs said the same thing. Can't remember who it was, though. At any rate, can you imagine how fast the technology will advance when 100% of the auto industries' resources are focused on EV's?
I began working on computers over 30 years ago. Back then you needed a main frame about the size of R2-D2 to get any appreciable power. And then came personal computers. 100 MG of storage was state of the art. 64k RAM. You could have lunch waiting for some of the functions to complete. And file backup? Floppy discs. Each floppy held about five files, so you'd have a box full of floppys. Computer technology was actually in its infancy back then, and now look at how far we've come in just 30 years! Computers so affordable virtually everyone owns one, and the cost keeps coming down. Gigabytes of storage and RAM. Flash drives that hold Gigabytes! Back when I started, a gigabyte was some mystical, unobtainable figure.
Now that there exists an auto company that is, essentially, in its infancy, and that is dedicated exclusively to EV technology and R&D, try to imagine where we will be in 30 years from now. Smaller, more efficient batteries with 500+ mile ranges? 10 minute supercharging for a complete charge? Affordable EV's of all makes and sizes? Who knows? If the mind-boggling advancement of computer technology is any indication, it is very likely that advances in EV technology will follow suit. Especially if and when it becomes the only game in town.
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