25 Jun '12, 12pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Half Of New Cars Will Be Electric In 15-20 Years

Musk is certainly qualified to organize a team to produce a great car, but his comments on the future are just plain nutty. How anyone, especially someone who deals so much with batteries as he does (well, actually, he just buys them off the shelf) would apparently be so ignorant of the remarkable recent progress made by half a dozen companies and universities in developing both much better and much cheaper batteries. Get on the internet and do some investigating there , Elon. Those great new batteries are just around the corner. The current crop of li ions you're putting in your cars are both exorbitant to buy and don't last that long. We're not going to ride into the age of mass electric vehicles on the back of that battery technology.

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