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Yes that has to go. In fact why not just have hydrogen vehicles and forget this EV vehicle rubbish.
They go as far as a regular car and they could convert all the petrol stations to do hydrogen instead.

I guess it's more of a dangerous fuel but it certainly overcomes a lot of EV failings.
It seems to be like pre-USB phone charging. Madnes. To be useful they absolutely have to come up with a standard. I get where the likes of Tesla are coming from, they have built their network (or at least are in the process) so they wouldn't want to share it but for EV to be taken seriously, this sort of barrier needs removing.

Imagine if Apple got in on the act too? Like they keep getting near to.
 

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It seems to be like pre-USB phone charging. Madnes. To be useful they absolutely have to come up with a standard. I get where the likes of Tesla are coming from, they have built their network (or at least are in the process) so they wouldn't want to share it but for EV to be taken seriously, this sort of barrier needs removing.

Imagine if Apple got in on the act too? Like they keep getting near to.
Well I hopefully government structures like the EU will act and enforce a proper standard as they did with Apple.
 

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Well I hopefully government structures like the EU will act and enforce a proper standard as they did with Apple.
Will UK follow an EU led initiative on standardisation? Even companies within same groups have been using different charging plugs (see Renault and Nissan for most dumbass example)
 

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Will UK follow an EU led initiative on standardisation? Even companies within same groups have been using different charging plugs (see Renault and Nissan for most dumbass example)
I'm not sure but they may well do. I'm sure it will benefit everyone so would make sense to do so.
 

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Will UK follow an EU led initiative on standardisation? Even companies within same groups have been using different charging plugs (see Renault and Nissan for most dumbass example)
If it is in their interest sure they will, I mean look at the emission standards as an example.
 

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If it is in their interest sure they will, I mean look at the emission standards as an example.
Mmmm the problem with these things (just look at US defining their own competing standards for everything) is that if its beneficial to the EU to pick a standard defined by a "European" company (as laughable as that is for car market). On the other hand politically it would be beneficial for the brexit crew to be seen to go a different route, even if its not beneficial to the UK or EU to have differing standards.

Getting agreement on this stuff is hard, one major disadvantage of brexit is that the UK is not going to be involved in defining these standards that rest of the continent will adhere to, so option will be to follow and align, or, if in need of political points, diverge and lose out to advantages the standardisation will give
 

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The EU could just pretend to go with one option knowing the UK will go for the other then they'll change last second.
 

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Build more tanks you cheap lazy fucks.

Yeah, that's really bad. It's going to end up in the food chain. At this point, I think a 1960's approach is almost better. Sail out to the Mariana Trench and dump the barrels into the deepest part, and then hope for the best.
 

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