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Electric cars can't cut UK carbon emissions while only the wealthy can afford to own one

Steve K Silver badge

HF and elemental fluorine are indeed nasty (look up Chlorine trifluoride and FOOF also for giggles, or read the recently reprinted “Ignition!” book on rocket fuels).

However I must ask where the fluorine comes from in the Lithium battery fire that you are talking about to generate HF?

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