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The difference between Motor City & the car company Warren Buffet invests in.........

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Warren Buffett hasn't just seen the car of the future, he's sitting in the driver's seat. Why he's banking on an obscure Chinese electric car company and a CEO who - no joke - drinks his own battery fluid.
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Electric cars turn oil consumption into coal consumption.

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Electric cars turn oil consumption into coal consumption.
Ahhh, but with the chance to do so at twice the thermal efficiency of the internal combustion engine, leading to a few big smokestacks to clean up instead of billions of small ones and lower overall fuel usage.

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Ahhh, but with the chance to do so at twice the thermal efficiency of the internal combustion engine, leading to a few big smokestacks to clean up instead of billions of small ones and lower overall fuel usage.

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I consider it a good thing, myself, promotes that energy independence objective. Not exactly a win for the global warming crowd, but the fuel is something we don't have to buy from people who dislike us.

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Electric cars are for self-important 'progressives' who wish they could legally marry flora and if they had a magic lamp, they'd wish for a way to copulate with trees.


I'm not sure what instigates that remark, I'm still just tweaked by the fact Jayhawk is still here and that Z is defending the most prominent pro-Muslim/anti-Semite this place has seen since CancerDesignoResearcher_E320
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