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Just 16,000 catenary trucks would use 1% of California’s electricity generation, all vehicles 2.5 times more power than available

We must electrify trucks since fuel from oil, coal, and natural gas is finite, and biomass doesn’t scale up.  Without transportation, electricity contraptions like wind turbines, solar facilities, and nuclear power plants can’t be built. A wind turbine, for example, … Continue reading

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Diesel is finite. Trucks are the bedrock of civilization. So where are the battery electric trucks?

[ Related articles Just 16,000 catenary trucks would use 1% of California’s electricity generation, all vehicles 2.5 times more power than available Off Road vehicles and equipment need diesel fueled engines for power, mobility, and efficiency Hybrid electric trucks are … Continue reading

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Who Killed the Electric Car?

[ Who cares about electric CARS?  Civilization ends when trucks stop running, and trucks can’t run on batteries because they’re too heavy (93% of the cargo weight, 25% of the cargo space), and an all-electric truck fleet would require thousands … Continue reading

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