So Norbert Reithofer (BMW) suggested tax incentives for buying electric cars..

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  1. GaLaTeA

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    ..since they only sold about 2k of those in the past year.

    I don't think electric cars will work out, especially not with this medium term of the next 5 ~ 10 years having only plug-ins hybrids as a solution and a purchasable option.

    Thoughts?
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  2. Shadow

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    and with them being pretty pricey, it hardly seems worth the tradeoff
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  3. GaLaTeA

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    Exactly.

    The main reason why those vehicles are so expensive lays in restrictions of raw materials ~ there simply isn't enough capacity to produce millions of batteries (Li), then there's a deficit of copper (Copper Continues to Confound the Commodities Crowd), hence the production being limited to a few 10k manufactured annualy, not to mention even development is costly.

    And then there's the thingy about the vehicle's technology being old just a few months after production and therefore can't achieve abundance (in addition to limited raw material base)..
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  4. Sir Bustalot

    Sir Bustalot I am Jesus

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    hahah his names Norbert
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  5. GaLaTeA

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    :funny:
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