04/04/23

🚆 Are We Focussing on the Wrong Things? The Need to Rethink Transportation.

Breana Noble reporting for The Detroit News: “Stellantis CEO: There may not be enough raw materials to electrify globe”

The CEO of the maker of Jeep SUVs, Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles says he’s not sure there will be enough raw materials to replace the existing fleet of fossil fuel-powered vehicles with all-electric vehicles. […]

This might prove to be a real challenge (and at least a rough road ahead of us). Noble’s article goes on to stress the importance of building out public infrastructure instead of trying to simply electrify the 1.3 billion cars on the road today – which indeed is the smarter way forward.