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After driving a couple of electric cars, I find it easy to see why General Motors and Ford have both announced this week that they are joining the race to make battery-powered vehicles mainstream.  The cars I tested weren’t fancy Teslas.  They were working horse models, namely the Chevy Bolt and the Nissan Leaf, and it was clear that both cars are ready for prime time.

Source: CBC News

Date: October 6th, 2017

Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/electric-cars-price-decline-1.4327559

Discussion

1) “In personal computers, as with electric cars now, he sees three phases, the invention stage, the standardization phase, and the shakeout phase where high cost manufacturers are weeded out.”   Are these three phases the same for almost all technologies?

2) What will it take before you purchase an all electric vehicle?

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