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Lithium-Ion Batteries and Electric Vehicles – Alternatives as 2012 Supply Crunch Nears
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Lithium-Ion Batteries and Electric Vehicles – Alternatives as 2012 Supply Crunch Nears

The long-suffering poor will rise up and bless Mr. Edison Excerpt from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 6, 1903, on word that Thomas Edison would build a $450 Electric car. With the impending transition to Electric Vehicles’s now all but certain, much attention must be paid to the technology, as like it or not, Jamaica will soon have to make the transition to EV’s by virtue of the fact that our Japanese made gas guzzlers may soon be of no longer able to run, monuments to inefficiency parked along the roadside for the scrap-metal traders to devour. This is due to an impending chronic spare parts shortage. Jamaicans are not as inventive as Cubans, who can get by on modified older cars. We like the modern and the new albeit we lack a culture of regular maintenance visits to the gar...