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By John Voelcker Dec 26, 2013 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Many people like to think they can predict the future, but only futurists (and psychics) get paid to do it. And futurist Lars Thomsen thinks that electric cars are such a disruptive technology that they will make gasoline cars obsolete--starting in 2016, or much earlier than most other analysts suggest. Thomsen delivered a speech this past September, at the 25th International AVL Conference “Engine & Environment” in Graz, Austria, that's contained in the clip above. It's also in German, which may make the 36-minute-long video a bit impenetrable for non-German speakers. Tesla Road Trip from MD to CT, Feb 2013 - Tesla Model S cars at Delaware SuperCharger location Enlarge Photo But Thomsen suggests that electric cars are a sufficiently disruptive technology that they will ...

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