Originally Posted by SCMom
Just get a hybrid...or a full EV.
EV's aren't convenient for long road trips (yet)...but most of them have a range of 100 miles now (some get more), which is more than enough for most people to get to work and back, and take care of errands.
can you imagine the rolling black outs if everyone starts "plugging in " their cars...
there won't be much difference between being at the mercy of oil companies , or being at the mercy of electric companies.
the batteries are made out of lithium ... they discovered a huge lithium depost in afghanistan... coincidence ???