The Electric Vehicle Charging Problem

2021-ж., 9-фев.
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Writing by Sam Denby
Research by Sam Denby and Tristan Purdy
Editing by Alexander Williard
Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster
Select footage courtesy the AP Archive
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  • Ha HA HA HA HA!! And you want to add trucks??? Lets see, I could drive my semi for 30 miles then charge for an hour or two then do it all over again.. Yep, right around the corner..

    dsm reloaderdsm reloader3 мүнөт мурун
  • @10:25: Tesla raised $5B without a hiccough in the stock price. What makes you think they won't install charging stations as fast as needed? Why would any Tesla owner bother to stop at a non-tesla station and waste an hour charging? Teslas route through Superchargers as needed. And almost all charging is done at home, so the network is only for long range driving. The tipping point is already here.

    HarshColbyHarshColby13 мүнөт мурун
  • Charging stations isn't the problem. This video is a waste of time. No one wants to sit around for more than 5 minutes at the pump.

    moreforme74moreforme7416 мүнөт мурун
  • Oh please, let me know when I can drive from Boston to Atlanta with my subwoofers bumping in only 16 hours. I'm not sitting around in the wrong neighborhood for 30 minutes.

    moreforme74moreforme7431 мүнөт мурун
  • There is no need for the average American to live 4 minutes away from a super charging station. That’s overkill. I think 15 minutes is the magic number.

    Eric REric R45 мүнөт мурун
  • Your range for the Tesla Model 3 is way low. My 2019 Tesla Model 3 fully charged has a range of 315 miles on a full charge. Of course, range is variable based on your speed. If I drive above 70 mph, my range declines in proportion to how much over 70 mph I’m driving. I have the Model 3 Performance model with Dual motors. The Tesla Model 3 Long-range has a max range of 353 miles and the Standard Range Plus Model 3 has a max range of 263. These max ranges are based on a max speed of around 65 mph. I don’t know the exact numbers, but I would estimate that driving on the highway at 75 mph, takes about 15% to 20% off the max range of Tesla Model 3’s.

    Eric REric R56 мүнөт мурун
  • No mention of sourcing the Electricity How much power would be needed once the electric car become the majority vehicle on the road.

    Allen EdgarAllen EdgarСаат мурун
  • Texas storms

    Mark BardsleyMark BardsleyСаат мурун
  • Please read, trust me and research yourself, you’re being conned. This is just a complete fake news on best & viable alternatives to conventional diesel & petrol. Hydrogen powered battery cars with Proton Exchange Membrane cells or equivalent are the way forward with H2 for start you can have the same refuelling times (when existing garages are set-up) using existing infrastructure. The H2 range is more or equivalent to diesel / petrol. Certainly a damn site more than electrical charged battery cells which have a place but not as a viable alternative. Fast charging times are 20mins at best & just think of the millions of extra batteries to dispose of when a Hydrogen powered PEM will last for many years. This is all just Sales & marketing distortions to make you think it is best. How do you think most of the electricity is generated? Plus your reliance the the grid. What if you have a power cut? You go nowhere unless you have your own backup power. Irony abounds! In UK about 40% max is renewables (hydro, solar, wind- when light & when wind blowing) the rest is the normal power stations -gas, nuclear, coal fired. In view of so many coal fired stations being shutdown there are hundreds of sites now with gas and diesel generators being used to stabilise the grid. So just bigger engines with equivalent emissions constraints as we have with new cars. It’s a nonsense just because at point if use it cashes in on the out of sight out if mind mentality.

    William MasonWilliam MasonСаат мурун
  • when it goes 300 miles on a charge and is 100% reliable in minus 40 degrees call me.

    valkry007valkry007Саат мурун
  • At this point there are no practical SUV’s or EV non commercial/PU to buy although coming soon in the next year but the prices of the Tesla X model is over $120,000 and the Rivian PU is at least $70,000 there are just cars which aren’t affordable for most people. Now if the govy would give me $40,000 of tax free money to buy a EV I’ll be in, thanks Simple Joe you’ll get my future vote if you make everything semi-free, but remember I’m an old white guy just like you.

    Bruce BaumBruce Baum2 саат мурун
  • The solution is not faster charging. As the battery packs get cheaper, having locations with already charged batteries an having battery changing machines to swap out your empty battery for a freshly charged one will solve these problems. Most warehouses already use this technology for their forklift equipment, changing batteries using high powered magnets with rollers on a forklift to change an empty battery for one already charged. So it is an already proven an used tech for many decades already. Anyone on long trips could 'rent' a battery from a charging station. You can change batteries as fast as filling up a gas tank.

    Snake EyesSnake Eyes2 саат мурун
  • This video basically explains why I’m pro nuclear. I studied geology at UoA, and basically our level of environmental destruction needs to be reformed and not outsourced to child slaves in Africa. If you use advanced batteries for energy store that’s exactly how we could develop this technology by storing excess energy from reactors. Develop advanced modern practically 1:1 fuel to waste reactors if you can afford them; fund and subsidise modular nuclear reactors (buried nuclear reactors that fit on flatbed trucks that cannot melt down as the latent heat of the earth cools the reactors in an energy scenario) for rural and poor areas. Research into cold fusion from thorium and tritium fusion reactors will effectively push humanity into a stage 1 civilisation, allowing us to power everything we need in space with minimal area for the reactors. This energy would also mean electric vehicles would be actually green, at least in terms of air pollution after the grid was nuclear. Unfortunately this position is hindered by old notions funded by the fossil fuel industry; they are the main opposition to nuclear exponentialism, as it is petroleum fuelled backup generators that supply regular, supplement power to green energy stations. People don’t like hearing this; so I encourage you to go and look into this yourselves. Nothing I say would convince you.

    Corrie MayCorrie May3 саат мурун
  • Curious enough, You didn't want to mention China, where there's 50% of world's EV chargers already installed, and the largest EV market in the world. Must be quite awkward for you to say "China does better than us". So you put EU as example... Yeah after all all China can do is break the world's recycling.

    Jiayi LIJiayi LI3 саат мурун
  • 36k for a eletric car 😂🤦🏾‍♂️

    Bullets Are FlyingBullets Are Flying3 саат мурун
  • Good video on infrastructure points but completely misses an elephant in the room: a replaceable battery! If I buy an EV I want to pull up to an electricity station and just replace an empty battery for a fully charged one, in 5 minutes. That's it. Why can't all the EV producers just agree on a replaceable battery standard(s)? That would allow all the gas stations to convert/run in parallel the replacement service. And they will be charging empty ones too.

    F AF A3 саат мурун
  • Easy way to propagate charging stations is to make them profitable. If they charge $200 for a half charge ($1/mi), you will see them on every corner and parking lot.

    Ken in ILKen in IL4 саат мурун
  • How about a similar vid on the use of natural gas cars.

    Ken in ILKen in IL4 саат мурун
  • Begs the question: how do you charge an EV on a hot summer day when there are brownouts or rolling blackouts, due to high electric usage? The answer is very slowly, or not at all until the grid is upgraded. I'm not holding my breath.

    Paul PetersenPaul Petersen4 саат мурун
  • Kei cars Kei cars Kei cars

    john torouzokthjohn torouzokth4 саат мурун
  • Well everyone made fun of tesla when it started out. Given the time, EVs have become revolution. I think given 5 more years electric will be majority of transport.

    Hell HoleHell Hole4 саат мурун
  • And this is where the tesla current tower will be built by elon musk in 2024

    Harsh ThanviHarsh Thanvi4 саат мурун
  • The incentives are a bluff. I don't know about other countries but in mine most of the price on gasoline or diesel is tax. That means it's a milk cow. Governments won't accept that revenue to dry up. As soon as the EV fleet has reached a certain size they will tax them for the exakt amount they've lost. It can be via kilometre tax or by making cars having to charge on "vehicle electricity"if you want to charge at home. For the public chargers they'll just up the price/kWh.

    Moronic VideosMoronic Videos4 саат мурун
  • That's the price we pay to save the planet, and we should all adopt renewable energy.

    Hell HoleHell Hole4 саат мурун
  • I would love to have an electric car. But I live in Rockies, round trip to shop or to pick up my kids from closest metropolitan airport is 400 miles. So I need 500+ miles battery pack for those pesky winter months. Oh well, back to the gas station.

    sastaffasastaffa5 саат мурун
  • Electric cars are garbage.

    ronnie wuerchronnie wuerch5 саат мурун
  • You have many great videos bro, but not everyone is thinking like that. For example there are 42 millions used cars sold in 2018 about double that amount of new cars. Due to the price of the car and buying power of the consumers. As a person who always buys used cars I will tell you my thoughts, buying a used phone your concern is battery health cause the replacement is expensive, sure the charging time is a factor but overhead cost down the line and depreciation is insane if you can’t afford to replace those batteries. And when you have Tesla’s battery replacement tag over $20k that’s over 50% of the price of your car in 8 yrs and if you live in open roads that could be down in 2-4 yrs

    Mahmoud ZakiMahmoud Zaki5 саат мурун
  • In terms of infrastructure, I'll bet building charging stations is the easy part. Where is the power to run these charging stations going to come from, especially if eliminating carbon is the goal?

    Bryan PieresonBryan Piereson5 саат мурун
  • And where does the electricity originate?

    J SixxJ Sixx5 саат мурун
  • I plan on purchasing and Ev as soon as every single gas station has an electric station that I could charge my vehicle in 5 minutes or less

    Respawn RestrictedRespawn Restricted5 саат мурун
  • I always pictured all the gas stations as electric stations eventually

    Raamastak ZackRaamastak Zack5 саат мурун
  • Are you just going to completely gloss over the biggest issue with batteries? No mention of battery degradation? Why do you think people aren't buying oleds? Because they don't want things that will break in a few years. A car is an expensive investment, and people need them to last a long time.

    AveryAvery6 саат мурун
  • Unless you are going on a long trip, it isn't necessary, nor even desirable for battery life to charge fully for around the town. The limit is for traveling. So I will continue to use my gasoline powered larger car for trips, and have a smaller Tesla for buzzing about town. And we have a fast charger about 5 minutes away... But, hey, I'm home all night. You are right, however. The issue is charging. And it always will be.

    CS_FLCS_FL6 саат мурун
  • Take a look at the Hyundai Ioniq 5 with 800v charging. It costs 41k and can fully charge in 30 minutes. We are already there. I've been driving an electric car for 6 months and I will would never ever use a combustion car again. My next car will most likely be a rented Ioniq 5, its amazing how fast the technology evolves.

    KingDav3KingDav37 саат мурун
  • AC power was invented by Tesla

    Joseph thibeaultJoseph thibeault7 саат мурун
  • Coordinated government plans? Soviet Union had all that but it collapsed? There has to be other solutions. Did government pass a law requiring people to own cell phones? No, they just attached enormous taxes to our cell phone bill.

    Rickyw01Rickyw017 саат мурун
  • Another point: One charging issue is one that came up recently in TX. When the grid infrastructure has problems, then even charging stations located anywhere will not be able to charge. So during disasters and incidents that require evacuation, there will be power supply problems. This is why I avoid pure EV and stick with hybrid. Otherwise, a very good video. Though if you update it, might want to introduce that point. I volunteer as a first responder, that is why I take an "all-hazards" approach.

    Dave BukowskiDave Bukowski7 саат мурун
  • 100 miles is nothing. If I am going 1,000 miles on a road trip I am not going to stop 10 times to fuel up. I'll never get where I'm going. I came back from the eclipse and I stopped once for gas. Once. I was on the road from 3 PM to 5 AM. There was a lot of traffic. It took me like 5 minutes to fill up too. That's reasonable. 15 minutes jerking the gerkin is not.

    Paul FrederickPaul Frederick7 саат мурун
  • I got about half way thru, nothing is matching up with my experience using my Model3 over the last 2+ years and 40k miles. Charging is no problem, it saves me time overall. I spent an additional 1.5hrs charging vs my old car on a 1300 mile road trip. I haven't had to drive to any 10-20 minute gas station stops weekly since my last road trip tho.

    Sasquatch 2001Sasquatch 20018 саат мурун
  • 31 minutes seems pretty generous. Personally, I’d want to be able to charge 200km in less than 5 minutes. It takes me about 3 minutes to fill up my car and I‘m almost always in a hurry when doing so. I‘d also expect at least 500km of range.

    Thomas AutengruberThomas Autengruber8 саат мурун
  • what happens if you run out of battery while on the road? is towing the only option?

    LiamLiam8 саат мурун
  • Electric vehicles are not a disruptive technology. They been around since the beginning. People buy them now because they have bought into the narrative. No one can say that Elon Musk is a lousy salesman.

    Curtis BryceCurtis Bryce8 саат мурун
  • Electric cars are not even close to being acceptable to consumers. I don't know anybody that thinks 31 minutes is an acceptable time for refueling an internal combustion car. Why do you think that the average consumer would accept that in an electric car? Where are you coming up with this garbage "291 miles" is the magic number? Why not just round it to 300 miles? Range never used to be an issue with combustion cars because it was so easy to get. Want to double the range of your gasoline car that gets 25 mpg, and has a 12 gallon gas tank? Just put in a 24 gallon tank, which would add 75 pounds of weight. Want to double the range of your Tesla Model S 100D? Just add another 1400 pound battery pack. (But that wouldn't double the range of the Tesla, because so much weight has been added that the car requires more energy to propel.) If people had gotten used to combustion cars having range of 600 miles per tank, electric cars would not even be considered as a promising near-term alternative. And people also need to understand that that range number that is quoted for electric cars is based on the EPA fuel economy combined drive cycle, which has an average speed of 29 mph. So it would take 10 hours to drive the magic 291 miles. Who wants to drive that slowly? If you want to get out on the highway and keep up with real cars, you have to go 75 mph, which would greatly reduce the driving range.

    Andy HarmanAndy Harman9 саат мурун
  • I’m all about change I love it. Knew things are great my only problem with this is our governments will build ways into these vehicles to spy on us and shut down our vehicles anytime they want. Idk about you guys but I’m tired of the government overreach and hate to buy this because of this reason alone.

    Egill Skallagrímsson BerserkerEgill Skallagrímsson Berserker9 саат мурун
  • Hydrogen fuel..

    adoni donadoni don9 саат мурун
  • Although the electric vehicle may have its place for some people, It is hardly a green alternative since most who have a electric car have two vehicles. Also, here in western Canada, it would take 2 to 3 days to travel from Calgary to Vancouver with a cost of roughly $500.00 for hotel and food vs a gas or diesel that can do the journey in 10 to 12 hrs for less than $200.00. So just like the electric cars from the 1800's, range and charging are still the biggest issue for these vehicles and not to mention battery replacement and cost. Excellent video and thank you for putting it out there.

    Chris BrownChris Brown9 саат мурун
  • In my state they cant even fix the roads many bridges are closed for repair for years. Remember The People Car. Lmao.

    Henry SmithHenry Smith10 саат мурун
  • Even in a world where electric cars were cheaper than IC engine cars and it cost $500 to build a charging station, we'd still have to deal with the problem of the power grid being overwhelmed once enough drivers switched to EV's. Not a small problem.

    dmj7676dmj767610 саат мурун
  • The problem with electric cars is that the lower emissions are made irrelevant by the environmental damage inflicted to aquire the resources to produce it. Just like so called renewable energies, they still feed into the production-consumption cycle and require constant maintenance and improvement, a wind turbine is already obsolete by the time it's built.

    BigHairyFenianBigHairyFenian10 саат мурун
  • Another thing to consider is repair cost for the average consumer. Just think how much electrical issues cost in a fuel combustion car I would hate to know what it cost in a car that's solely electric.

    S WS W11 саат мурун
  • Will we be using coal or nuclear to charge millions of car simultaneously

    Robert De GuglielmoRobert De Guglielmo11 саат мурун
  • Electric cars are not close to their tipping point. EV's will also need 100% charge in 10 minutes, 350 mile range plus a similar number of charging stations. That may never happen.

    Richard McKrellRichard McKrell11 саат мурун
  • Comparing gas stations with super chargers is obviously disingenuous - the average American is about 1 second from a charging point... their home. Service stations vs super chargers is a more reasonable comparison.

    John RobsonJohn Robson11 саат мурун
  • The day I have to charge up my car before driving it is the day I turn in my johnson at the door, start wearing a man-bun, grow a ridiculously groomed beard, and get tat sleeves while wearing my girlfriend's pencil pants. Yeah...nah.

    Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • In addition to infrasrtructure, you might've mentioned the resources from the eath itself required to build batteries and motors, that latter which contain rare earth magnets (also used in wind turbines). Regarding rare earth magnets, China mines more of the elements for these than the rest of the world combined, so good luck with that if they serve themselves first and leave the world short like they did in 2011. Further, mining these elements is a toxic process requiring incredible sums of money to comply with environmental and labor regulations (something China cares 0 about). In short, "going green" with electric vehicles will cause more harm to the planet and its environment than petroleum powered vehicles ever would, once again proving Quinn's First Law: Liberalism always generates the exact opposite of its stated intent. In this case, they want to "Save the planet!" and are doing so by harming it with EV production.

    Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • Electrical costs in California are insane, the grid is under designed and will fail if electric cars proliferate. These 2 limitations will prevent mass adoption of this technology. You didn't even mention these points at all. Electric car technology is essentially dead on the vine, considering democrats hate low cost energy.

    drewtronicsdrewtronics12 саат мурун
  • I don't know where this first came from but an Inverter does not convert AC to DC. rectifier English (wikipedia rectifier) Noun (en noun) Something that rectifies. A device that converts alternating current into direct current; often a diode. inverter English Noun (en noun) something that inverts, or causes inversion (label) a device that converts direct current into alternating current

    Ronan DoddRonan Dodd12 саат мурун
  • The thing is most people live in the third wolrd and 36000 is too much. Heck with the exception of Americans and some Nordic countries that's too much money for your average europan too

    Victoria PiresVictoria Pires12 саат мурун
  • Mate, you wasted your time with Edison and Westinghouse instead to point to the two really simple things which will prevent EV to become THE THING. #1. The power grid can't provide for the millions of vehicles which are using conventional fuel today, if converted to electricity. #2. There is a strong market in the US of used cars which is the main source for about 60% of the market. You can't sell to a buyer who can only afford a 5-10k car, a used EV simply because he will not be able to replace the battery during his ownership. It's as simple as that, if not even mentioning that all that electricity will be produced with conventional energy because no solar of wind will be EVER able to keep the grid up. Goodby!

    A DudeA Dude12 саат мурун
  • Nikolai Tesla brought AC power to the world... not the Rockefeller industrialist that you named.

    HarrisonCountyStudioHarrisonCountyStudio12 саат мурун
  • Electric is not the solution.... Hydrogen is

    A RobespierreA Robespierre12 саат мурун

    ゴールデンクマゴールデンクマ12 саат мурун
  • Westinghouse or TESLA?

    Gol D. RogerGol D. Roger13 саат мурун
    • Nikolai Tesla deserves the credit for the discovery. His ideas and work were stolen by his adversaries and upon his death, it s reported that federal agents came onto his property and confiscated much of his papers and lab material.

      HarrisonCountyStudioHarrisonCountyStudio12 саат мурун
  • Excellent presentation that clearly identifies the insufficient and often none compatible infrastructure issue that currently prevents the mass adoption of EV transportation. Interesting comparison of EU and US markets.

    Michael GnaedingerMichael Gnaedinger14 саат мурун
  • How stupid can you be to not make plugs compatible.

    KleaversKleavers14 саат мурун
    • Beta vs VHS Two competing companies with similar engineering, but not comparable. It will work it’s self out.

      HarrisonCountyStudioHarrisonCountyStudio12 саат мурун
  • The us government built gas stations?

    Tony CrabtreeTony Crabtree14 саат мурун
  • Damn 380km That's a lot

    Memes n ShetMemes n Shet14 саат мурун
  • In Taiwan, just within the last year I'm starting to see Tesla cars every day. I've seen some Tesla charging stations, too. Not very many, but our island is small enough that on a full charge you can go just about anywhere with no "distance anxiety" and probably make it back home, too. We also have something for motorcycles called the Gogoro Energy Network. There are battery stations where you can go to simply swap new batteries in, when needed. The station charges the batteries and will pop out the fullest batteries for you after you put your spent ones in. My bike is a Gogoro S1, and it takes me around 40 seconds to put the batteries in, wait, and then take the new batteries and put them in, close the seat compartment and drive away. (Of course, it makes sense for us to have that since Taiwan is so densely populated.) Great video!!!

    Ray ChangRay Chang15 саат мурун
  • You forgot to include the need for new power plants as well

    lightinghoundlightinghound15 саат мурун
  • I'd be happy my phone would charge full in 31 min... This video is spot on, charging is the biggest road block to mass market success of EV.

    _W__W_15 саат мурун
  • More concerned by charge time than range. Especially at home. My 40mile a class still takes 5 hours on 3 pin. Even on the 7kw it still takes 2 hours. Why they didn't just solar panel it I don't know. Seems ideal for a hybrid. As for the US, your own pro coal and petroleum policies combined with leaving the Paris accord is probably one big reason you don't have anywhere close to the EU infrastructure. This will change. No choice.

    Lovely TobleroneLovely Toblerone16 саат мурун
  • 40 minutes to fill up and a 0$ resale value , or would you buy a used one with no way to tell how much life is left in the battery . . gas vehicles/ fuel are being taxed to death . that tax will switch to electric or do you think gov will just do without . in cold weather a diesel car is more efficient and the infrstructure is already in place . just can't see it happening . oh and you're not saving the world ,most electricity comes from coal burning power plants , more cars more coal .

    kelly gablekelly gable16 саат мурун
    • ...let alone the toxic processes required to mine the rare earth elements required for magnets in EVs and wind turbines. Leave it to the greenies to harm the planet in their efforts to save it.

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • The tranquil head mainly print because pyramid compatibly bore afore a deranged reduction. spiffy, two piccolo

    Gerard LigondeGerard Ligonde16 саат мурун
  • how about the problem of evs siting in stations for 2 hrs because the owner is at lunch or just using it as a spot. The bigest problem is wait to charge incentives people going some where else while charging meaning charging stations are parking lots, and in a crowded area you could wait an hr to just get a charger

    DSweeneyDSweeney16 саат мурун
  • Oh yes Tesla the shit box of cars on the ppi good luck with that

    Raimond DeiesoRaimond Deieso17 саат мурун
  • In Australia EV are not even close they are no where.

    Raimond DeiesoRaimond Deieso17 саат мурун
  • This is why I think that the widespread adoption of the straight battery powered vehicles is still at least 14-20 years away!! Which only leaves Hybrids as a viable alternative!

    bruce blosserbruce blosser17 саат мурун
    • I'd say a Challenger Hellcat is a better viable alternative. But, you know, nuance.

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • *Tesla

    iflydachoppaiflydachoppa17 саат мурун
  • Hot swap batteries. Duh.

    Adam GAdam G17 саат мурун
    • lol.

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
    • to do ?

      Ailsa NiAilsa Ni16 саат мурун
  • Chevy Volt?? That's a hybrid or plug-in hybrid that GM discontinued in 2019. (Did you mean Chevy Bolt?) Did I miss the discussion about the ability of the existing grid to handle the electrical demands (regardless of how the electricity is generated)? There are about 275,000,000 cars and trucks in the US. If 10% we're suddenly electric. Could the grid handle it? What about 20% or 30% or ......... Yes the grid can be improved. What's the cost? Generation capacity, another overlooked discussion. If the grid can handle the additional load, how much additional generation capacity will be needed? How much will that cost, what will be the source of that generation? Your vid was interesting, don't get me wrong, but charging TIME is only a portion of the overall charging issue.

    Glen atGoogleGlen atGoogle17 саат мурун
    • Gov. will TAX your electric car because currently the gas TAX also includes TAX for maintaing and building the roads, this will be transfered to elec. cars as well and oil will figh

      Ailsa NiAilsa Ni16 саат мурун
  • Next: Do a report on battery manufacturing. Lithium is a limited resource, and from what I have read the amount of strip mining to extract lithium would need to increase worldwide by 10 fold for EV conversion. In other words, there will be a massive cost increase in lithium if too many people buy EV’s without the resources, and stopping the sales of EV’s by massive costs of the batteries. Next, you need to examine the electrical grid; Musk has stated for California the electrical grid will need to increase by 3 fold in order to accommodate charging for complete EV conversion. That sounds cheap, right? California can’t even match 1 fold currently. China estimates that the electrical grid for EV’s will need to be 2 fold the current grid system. So, your analysis?

    LewisLewis18 саат мурун
  • Batteries suck, the biggest issue with EV's

    loamandilloamandil18 саат мурун
  • Free market capitalism is not even considered when it doesn't suit the narrator......does free market capitalism even exist anymore?

    steve heslopsteve heslop19 саат мурун
    • Not to the Eurpoeans, who seem to be happy kissing the EU's behind at every opportunity.

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • Once the charging station standardization problem is solved where s all the electric power going to come from to operate say 100 million cars the grid would need many upgrades and a huge number of power plants would need to be built. Furthermore electric cars are not paying road taxes built into the cost of gasoline. To local delivery vehicles like post office UPS and Fed Ex trucks are better candidates for electrification. Better Hybrids would be a much better solution than 100% electric cars. The only real need that personal electric cars fill is allowing their owners to virtue signal their "greeness" CO2 is needed anyway for plant growth and oxygen production from photosynthesis.

    Rob CRob C19 саат мурун
  • I discussed this with a friend a few years ago and came to the same conclusion.

    Ameha KAmeha K19 саат мурун
  • When they standardize the charging stations and connectors, I'll look, but not before, He's using the Nicola Tesla/Edison war, the better analogy would be the video tape wars of VHS vs Beta

    Dennis JonesDennis Jones20 саат мурун
    • Right on -- Beta was better, but VHS won.

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • Still won't buy one being they're definitely not safe for the environment. Plus I love my 13mpg jeep

    Stephen CarbajalStephen Carbajal20 саат мурун
  • When you are charged your car, you’re still using... coal or traditional dams. It’s still not earth friendly. Also, those batteries are very poisonous to the environment. Also remember that AC power can travel many times farther than DC. I watched the Toyota video about why Mr. Toyoda even said that it’s really not yet feasible much because of environmental issues as well as battery lifetime issues. Really “green”, huh?!?

    RJDA DakotaRJDA Dakota20 саат мурун
    • @Vincent James Voice as I have said... In it’s own natural state underground it’s normal and wouldn’t hurt anything but when mined and purified it’s toxic.

      RJDA DakotaRJDA Dakota5 саат мурун
    • Plus, mining the rare earth elements for motor magnets (and generator magnets for wind power) is toxic and incredibly expensive. Well, unless you're China and don't care about either environmental impacts nor worker safety; then you can mine more of these materials than the rest of the world combined.

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • It will happen without any warning , not one , in an instant , catching people off guard just like God always does, ie the flood , sodom and gomorrah ~ a rude awakening . No one knows the exact day or hour the rapture will happen is a certainty and The rapture will happen without a doubt, but there will be a revival NOW in the USA and worldwide FIRST which is what this is leading to now, many many souls turning to Christ Jesus for sure . THEN the rapture will happen after this when the last soul is brought in to Christ Jesus' protection . we are in the last days for sure( and yes a few years converts to hours and goes by quickly , and the rapture is highly likely to happen ANYTIME within the next several years OR MAYBE EVEN LESS , 3-5 years Max OR LESS If that , but no more , due to the time table has run out for Gods plan on gentile christians according to > all time lines< , references of biblical events, weather catastrophes, wars etc jewish variables ie third temple construction , red heifers being born , sacrifices starting soon etc. THE RAPTURE CAN HAPPEN NOW at ANY TIME make no mistake !! . Anywhere between 2021 -2027 the rapture can happen . The True Church of Christ Jesus will be GONE! Christ taking the Church Out of the earth is closer than many even believe . And when many millions disappear without a trace, aunts uncles friends etc what will you say then because it will happen ? Please awake to Christ Jesus which is the ONLY hope NOW and dont let yourself find out it IS all true later when its too late ...for anyone who sees this and doesnt know what to do please If you havent given your life and heart to Christ Jesus you will have REAL BIG problems way bigger than any problems you have Ever had If you are left here on earth after the Rapture . After the Rapture The USA , Worldwide , will face More evils , Inner city chaos, firearm wars etc etc ,power and water , food shortages etctec than it Has EVER been seen Before and you surely dont want to be Here then . We Have Time NOW to change , please seek Christ Jesus while there is still time to save ! no one knows the day or hour of the rapture ,But the rapture will start out just like any other day .....The Rapture will Take Place In the day In Broad daylight, sunny day , In an Instant FLASH without ANY warning , and there will be peoples Driver Ids, wallets found in various parking lots , Purses bill folds Found at work etc etc with NO explanation , and People VANISHING so No One can refute it has taken place. .The Rapture Will Take place But we may have several years left but not many more , as many are turning to Jesus and this revival taking place and many still being brought into the Glorious kingdom of Jesus and Until the last soul is accounted for , is all that is preventing the rapture from happening. We are close , Several years goes by quickly so we are very close !romans 10:9-10 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. And The antichrist is for Israel , the jews revealing NOT for the Church , and does not have to be revealed first before the rapture as many christians believe . there is nothing holding the rapture from happening Now. The antichrist is for the jews NOT the church which is the restrainer holding back the antichrist from being revealed . The church will Be GONE Before the antichrist is revealed . The church will Not even Need to know who the antichrist is as Its for only the jews , as Gods plan switches back to them once the true church believers are Gone. 2 thesss 2:6 And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.8 And >then< shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

    kingdom musickingdom music20 саат мурун
    • You do realize that no-one will read your inane diatribe, yes? Here's the easiest way to explain what you just said about JC: "Just wait until you see what I do to you if you don't accept me." What kind of a relationship with G-d is that? Let's not get started on what an anti-Semite you are. Yeah, sure, *everyone* will want to be like you now, LOL!

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • Europe is socialist, the USA is not. Government provided charging stations will increase taxes. EV cars still cause CO2 emissions from power stations.

    Mark OaksMark Oaks21 саат мурун
  • Bravo to Europe 👏

    AryAry21 саат мурун
  • volt is dead bro

    A55techA55tech21 саат мурун
  • The cost of an AC to DC inverter is nothing compared to converting the high voltage DC running on the power lines to relatively low voltage AC at the local station. That particular part of the video is really off base. There's a good reason why we have power delivery using AC. Infrastructure is often a chicken and egg issue. Note that one way to decrease charging time for a bigger range is to have bigger batteries, so that the the percentage of battery needed to give the magic range is small enough to be charged in the magic 30 minutes. The other key infrastructure issue for electric cars is the manufacturing supply chain, probably primarily the batteries from the lithium to the final manufacturing. Maybe also the permanent rare earth magnets.

    glypnirglypnir21 саат мурун
  • Gov. will TAX your electric car because currently the gas TAX also includes TAX for maintaing and building the roads, this will be transfered to elec. cars as well and oil will fight back by crashing prices on oil. Biden is already planning on attacking Afghanistan because his green agenda needs the lithium, which is the only source so what are you going to do ?

    tre cngatre cnga21 саат мурун
  • omg make them all have a universal adapter

    rob jonesrob jones21 саат мурун
  • It’s not worth the hassle who is that kind of time to wait for your battery charge when I can fill up in five minutes that will last me a week

    John IiiJohn Iii21 саат мурун
  • Why I am keeping my gas car. Unless an EV can charge full in 5 mins, it too inconvenient.

    Rene GRene G21 саат мурун
  • 12:55 history repeats again, lol

    Collaboris GamingCollaboris Gaming22 саат мурун
  • Not if the electricity goes up like it did in texas. How is a grid going to handel cars on it. The texas grid could not handel a snow storm.

    Kristie HansenKristie Hansen22 саат мурун
    • That's because all of the windmills froze up and became useless. That's what Texas gets for signing on to green weenie tech for a lot of its power grid.

      Vincent James VoiceVincent James Voice11 саат мурун
  • Toyota's solid state batteries will leave everyone else behind.

    Veritas Amantes VocatVeritas Amantes Vocat22 саат мурун