Reply to post: Re: No surprise

Tesla share crash amid Republican bid to kill off electric car tax break

MachDiamond Silver badge

Re: No surprise

"Once a car with an engine and transmission weighing 1/4 tonne could do 30mph on 20kg of fuel or so, lead acid buggies were done."

The electric starter and availability of petrol were major factors too. People had been killed and injured when hand cranking engines and women could never do it by themselves (according to men).

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