Trump is more than happy to help Detroit carmakers and Big Oil try to extend the life of the internal combustion engine for as long as possible, while Britain and France have both declared that they want all diesel and gasoline-powered cars off the road by 2040.
Most industry leaders know the reality – every day there is a constantly shifting balance between old technology and new, and if they get on the wrong side of that their businesses, no matter how big, will die.
“The role of the automobile is being re-thought in fundamental ways. Clean electric power will eventually bring the most radical change in personal mobility since the locomotive supplanted the horse.”
Read the article at The Daily Beast.