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That said, announcements to electrify entire model lineups still excite me. I understand very well that automakers want to see the transition go slowly — otherwise, they have to write off an insane amount of investments (engine factories, IP, model R&D, production processes, long-developed supply chains, and even staff expertise). I don’t doubt that many auto company CEOs lack vision and have been trolling electric cars specifically to try to slow societal progress. That should be a crime in my book, and if there’s any residue of that in these electrification plans, I am disappointed and am sure tens of millions of other consumers are as well. However, solid plans to electrify every model within a few years indicate a few positive things:

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