Reply to post: Re: Internal combustion morons will be proven wrong

Tesla launches electric truck it guarantees won't break for a million miles

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: Internal combustion morons will be proven wrong

Soon there will be no good reason to be driving an internal combustion engine ... . Tesla has already proved how outdated and outmoded it is.

Tesla et al have yet to demonstrate anything that can convert 50 litres of fossil fuel into something more capable than a Ford Focus for example.

I suspect, given the electricity supply math's and logistics, truck stops will be running massive diesel generators to create the electricity needed to recharge the batteries. Which raises the question: is it better to burn fuel directly in a vehicle or burn it remotely and incur all the conversion and supply losses.

Interestingly, once you take into account the energy conversion equations and costs, you will see that economically the cost of recharging your vehicle has to increase to better reflect the cost of the fossil fuels used to generate the electricity...

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