Unformatted text preview: Biofuel or biomass could be a possible solution, but the land needed to generate those renewable energy causes problem for land use. Also, as a result of increase of demand in agricultural goods, the price of food would increase as well. For electric vehicles, the technology for the battery needs to be improved so less weight, more capacity and faster charge could be implemented for consumer use. The biggest concerns are whether EVs could be used for cargo trucks. Since US depends heavily on car for transferring goods, if fuels run out for trucks, US would run into the lack of resources. Perhaps, land use in the US and goods transferring overseas need to be reexamined. I wonder if the scenario lay out by hess will happen of which E-waste will be dump to developing country such as Africa. In that case, EVs does not help out globally. http://www.chevrolet.com/electriccar/...
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- Spring '08
- Internal combustion engine, Automobile, Electric vehicle, Battery electric vehicle, Fuel cell, Hybrid vehicle