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Odds and Ends
4 2, 12:57am
I still hate Teslas. But that's because I am a mechanical engineer.
YOU CAN TAKE MY RIP-ROARING V8 ENGINE FROM MY COLD, DEAD, HANDS!!!
seriously though, electric cars don't fix the problem unless your power source is clean, like nuclear or renewables. In fact if the electricity is generated by coal-fired power plants, it's worse than a normal internal-combustion engine car. And that doesn't take into account the lithium mining and processing, and all the other toxic materials used to make batteries, and recycling them...
This topic really interests me, I've written papers on it.