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    So long as we continue to tap sequestered carbon sources for our power generation we will continue to front load our world with ever increasing carbon content.  We are a carbon based planet and we have manipulated the vast carbon reserves locked deep in the ground for our own use and will continue to ...

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    Making trips in an electric vehicle is obviously not their strength. Everyday commuting is what they excel at. It is almost worth it to not have to stop at a gas station. You can program the car to pre-heat or cool so it is comfortable when you get in, even if it is in a garage. You need to rethink ...

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    I guess we can debate this topic endlessly but unless things have changed drastically in 2 years here is a link to an SAE article https://www.sae.org/news/2019/10/state-of-dc-fast-charging . Even though the author was satisfied with the trip, the round trip took about 2 times longer and was 2 times ...

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    Mr. Erb: Good points, good blog, Could not agree more. Resistance is futile. All these conversion issues (which are massive-inverting a fuel supply ratio of 99:1, petroleum to electric currently for transportation), folks worry about are massive opportunities. The wise and the entrepreneurial ...

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    David, I interpret this as North Carolina not taxing fuel enough rather than taxing EVs too much. Damian Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

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    My wife and I own two cars. Each year, North Carolina charges us $130 per car extra ($260 extra, total) for registration because they're electric. The gas tax here is 36.1 cents per gallon. The last two gas cars we owned got over 40 mpg, so we would have needed to travel 29,000 miles to pay $260 in ...

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    At this time BEV vehicles are not being taxed for roads and highways. As tax revenue from ICE vehicles is reduced BEV charging stations weather at home or away will be taxed . To operate a BEV now is very low cost. It will not last. Our road ways will still need repairs and replacement. Our electrical ...