Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By Aaron Turpen (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Quora: What kind of advancements are going to occur in the electric car world in the next 10 years?

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


The following is my answer to the above question on Quora:

Over the next decade, we’ll obviously see a broader breadth of model choices and more manufacturers in the game. Most manufacturers will be looking beyond cars and into the crossover-SUV and (likely) pickup truck arenas as that’s where the sales are in most major markets. It’s very likely that all major manufacturers in automotive will have at least one EV in their model lineup, perhaps more. Many will (intelligently) incorporate it into existing models for branding purposes since a battery-electric will no longer be “swanky new tech” to show off.

We’ll also see much more in the way of electric-combustion hybrids happening. Plug-ins are already beginning to proliferate, so we’ll see even more of that across varied lineups. Expect to see things like plug-in hybrid off-road rigs, longer-range PHEV diesel-based options for larger vehicles, etc.

Batteries will change, but slowly, as automotive manufacturers (and the buying public) are not eager to jump on unproven tech just because it’s new and shiny. Witness the slow sales of the Tesla models early on and the sales losses incurred by most EV models of the past decade for proof of that.

Perhaps the greatest changes will occur in infrastructure rather than in automotive itself. With the added number of EVs offered and on the road, manufacturers, businesses, and governments will see an increased need to add charging infrastructure. This will mean more charging options, broader coverage for charging, etc. We’re already seeing many housing markets have new home builders adding a 220V plug to garages as standard practice, in anticipation of a charging system being installed.

With the infrastructure changes will come calls for changes to taxation for roadways. This is beginning to ramp up already and will continue to do so. Governments will begin looking for alternatives to fuel taxes as a way to fund roadways. In addition, power generation will become a concern again, especially in places already heavily burdened like Southern California and Arizona during the summer months.

In short, lots of changes are coming, but most will take the full ten years to really come to fruition. We’ll see a lot of EV models being introduced over the next 2–3 years (along with the tech that is associated, such as autonomous driving), but we won’t see the other effects until later in the 10-year window we’re considering here.

The post Quora: What kind of advancements are going to occur in the electric car world in the next 10 years? appeared first on EV Meme.



Source: http://www.evmeme.com/quora-what-kind-of-advancements-are-going-to-occur-in-the-electric-car-world-in-the-next-10-years/


Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 866-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 866-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST


Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Report abuse

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.