Dawn of a new transportation age (how did this idea from 2017 pan out?) an update
Whats the point? The point is if we are going to do anything about climate change or reduce oil consumption, cut pollution or any green policy that will help the environment and human health we need to start moving in the right direction, so far there has been only talk. Below there are links to older articles which made some prediction which in hindsight are very interesting.
AAA latest (July 2022) consumer report finds 25% of people likely to buy an electric car.
That means 75% are passing on EVs at this point.
Oil demand is ~97 Million barrels a day 2022. In 2020 was ~90 Million per day.
- Oct. 5, 2017
"A Barclays’ analysis concluded that oil demand could
be slashed by 3.5 million barrels per day worldwide in 2025. If electric vehicle penetration reaches 33 percent, oil demand could shrink by a whopping 9 million barrels per day by 2040, Barclays concluded. Bloomberg’s New Energy Finance puts the number at 8 million barrels by 2040, more than the “current combined production of Iran and Iraq,” they note."
In business for over 100 years, the automotive industry is about to embark on a radical, convulsive transformation. The Washington Post (http://nnw.fm/0P4Do) recently pegged 2017 as the year electric vehicles (EVs) went from a promising fad to an industry-wide inevitability due to broader economic and cultural developments.
Now in 2022 the oil demand is?
And the adoption rate for EV cars and trucks is?
And the for electric motorcycles(which would reduce both demand for oil and electricity) is?
The Green or Alternative Revolutions are under a time crunch as are the ECs.