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Last month Congress pushed forward a bill setting higher standards for fuel economy and for more electric cars and biofuels. Electric cars are definitely part of the future, along with nuclear power. But there's just one problem...the batteries. They are toxic to the environment. We need new battery technology that is safe and 100% renewable/recyclable, otherwise we're substituting one evil (overconsumption of oil and pollution) with another one (more pollution and damage to the environment).
So I did a quick search on google and I found a bunch of articles about how the Toyota Prius is more harmful to the environment than the Hummer. Thanks to it's complex design and manufacturing process, more exotic materials, shorter lifespan, more expensive repair and disposal costs, and batteries, it actually costs more to drive than the Hummer - the big one - in terms of energy cost per mile. Nearly 50% more.
Originally posted by Digital_Reality
So I did a quick search on google and I found a bunch of articles about how the Toyota Prius is more harmful to the environment than the Hummer.
This too funny. Seems like its all about perception.The uber environmentally friendly Prius Is nothing more than something that makes you feel like your helping the environment.