well, deri, you are so right. i have heard that big oil buys out promising
patents that would reduce the use of oil, but, how long could this work?
From: Deri James
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Sent: 9/12/2002 8:15 PM
Subject: Re: 911 was Tomorrow
On Wednesday 11 Sep 2002 8:19 pm, Kathy Salkin wrote:
> Once the auto manufacturers start mass-producing the cars and
> pricing them low enough to be attractive to the consumers at large,
> then it may happen. I say, MAY happen, because things like this
> come and go in cycles. Remember that it was 20-25 years ago that
> the small cars were the rage. Now it's the SUV's and vans which I
Again, cheap gas is a disincentive for any innovation regarding
alternative energy sources, and the powerful oil companies have a
considereble vested interest to maintain the status quo.