10 Sep '11, 2pm

Ignorance and the art of electric car bashing

Ignorance and the art of electric car bashing

Ignorance and the art of electric car bashing There has been a lot of misinformed commentary, being passed off as fact, appearing in mainstream newspapers lately about the supposed “disaster” that is the electric vehicle. Much of it is appearing in the Ontario press, presumably to attack the current Liberal government’s supportive policies in this area in the lead-up to October’s provincial election. My Clean Break column this week in the Toronto Star offers a reality check: ———————————————————————- Tyler Hamilton There is a certain curmudgeonly segment of the population that seems to despise new, attention-grabbing technologies, particularly those that hold the potential to make the world a better place. Electric vehicles fit all three categories, and this is probably why they have been criticized so much over the past two years – or past two weeks, for that matter. The f...

Full article: http://www.cleanbreak.ca/2011/09/10/ignorance-and-the-art...

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