Kia and Hyundai to build EVs in Mexico

by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego/Rosarito, Saturday, May 20, 2023, 11:56 (14 days ago) @ Little Guy

Tackling global change and climate change will need a multi-pronged approach. Some companies are working on electric cars with solar panels. Here is the one company that Your Humble Fellow Zihua Lover believes may just get it right:

For areas with lots of sunshine, depending upon your driving needs, this car will be using most of all its energy from the sun. That is, if they don't go bankrupt first.

As mentioned, battery electric vehicles do have a much lower carbon footprint. However, many in the industry, including the previous CEO of Toyota, have pointed out that the lithium and some of the other elements needed are simply not in sufficient supply to build all the cars that the world needs. "Toyota can produce eight 40-mile plug-in hybrids for every one 320-mile battery electric vehicle and save up to eight times the carbon emitted into the atmosphere," according to prepared remarks for Toyoda provided to media.

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