Source: Tesla Motors
quote: Tis the price to pay for bleeding edge stuff
quote: You can keep bringing that analogy up, but it's not really appropriate.
quote: And if it was your price to pay, I would agree. I don't care if someone buys and EV. I don't care if it works for them or not.I care that I'm being asked to help pay for what is, at this point in time, playtoys for playboys.
quote: Why is not appropriate?
quote: when switching from one major form of communications/transportation/etc. that can often take years?
quote: It took years for the infrastructure to be in place to make gasoline engine vehicles practical in the United States.
quote: When you can pull up to a station and "quick charge" your battery in less than 10 minutes, then you'll see EVs take off.
quote: Key difference though, oil/gasoline created an industrial and economic boom. So people were highly incentivized to make it happen because it was extremely profitable to do so. Look at all the millionaires/billionaires this has created over our history.
quote: Plus some of us are tired of being pivot men to oil companies. I don't know about some of you but I am getting sore.
quote: And if it was your price to pay, I would agree. I don't care if someone buys and EV. I don't care if it works for them or not.