There is just something about an electric car that intrigues me. Probably my inner electronics geek coming out. But in any event, Tesla Motors has been given a huge grant to speed up production of their electric cars. Here’s a link to the InformationWeek article.
At some point, our dependence on fossil fuels is going to taper off. That day will come forcibly, or on our own terms. Things will go much smoother if we will accept the inevitability that we cannot continue to burn fossil fuels at the rate we are, and embrace alternative fuel sources. We’ll see.