The Tesla Semi large truck will be at least 84% cheaper for fuel costs than equivalent large diesel trucks. Combined with more torque, regenerative braking increased purchase costs suggest less than a 2 year payback.
Using a long lasting LFP battery in combination with an anode free battery with shorter lifespan is the approach taken by Our Next Energy. Like a petrol battery hybrid, the combination provides 1000 km of range, and long life.
Governments try to pick winners and provide subsidies. The subsidies for fossil fuel industry is enormous and is over $5.9 trillion or more than 6.8% globally. In Australia direct and indirect subsidies are over $44 billion and 3.2% of GDP
EV / By Hugh
/ September 1, 2022 September 1, 2022
The passing Advanced Clean Cars II proposal in California spells the end of ICE cars in the USA with over 40% of all new cars subject to reduction of new light cars and pickups from 35% in 2026 phasing to 100% by 2035