After that thought stream I started to realize there are a couple of things that can be done to increase EV sales, including, but not limited to:
- Stop the naysayers who continue to preach and brain wash the American driving public to think battery electrics have too short a range to be any good. So instead of being always negative, speak up the positive attributes - there are so many not to know any!
- Educate Americans! 100% coal-fired electric generating stations are several times more efficient as gasoline engines and coal plants are constantly being monitored and are becoming cleaner.
- Stop letting people get away with saying car companies are losing money on EVs. So EVs may be a loss-lead for some companies, but for others they are covering their costs, they just are not showing a profit - there is a big difference between no-profit and not covering costs. I don't think the big auto companies are going to go broke making EVs. Besides, most people I know really don't want their hard earned income becoming someone else's profit - that leaves a bad taste in our mouths. [keep the price as low as possible - profit/earnings will come as more are sold]
- Support alternative cultures! Learn and support the EV culture, too many forget how devastating the "automobile" culture has already been to our planet - now is the time to start cleaning it up, we can't afford to wait.
OK, I'll stop because I am just rambling, but I hope my point has been made: create a positive culture for EVs and they will sell. How did they say it in Field of Dreams? "Build it and they will come?", there is something to that.