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Competition – Has Its Moments

Positive Future #35 (Feature photo – Rope Towing Competition – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Competition generally is focused on competition for dollars. To the extent that this priority overlooks innovation has been a contention for years among progressive thinkers. Competition then has been criticized for embracing polluting technologies in favor of earnings. However, as public sentiments are precipitating political and global calls for change, some of the establishment is seeing that they need to change technology in order to compete successfully for dollars. It made news when car-maker Tesla opened the doors for orders of its new model 3 cars with a range of 220 miles to the charge. Estimates…

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Electric Plug-In Car Sales

Positive Future #34 (Feature photo – New Generation Nissan All-Electric Leaf – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) While it is not big in the overall sense (there are some 1.3 billion cars on the world’s roads) news has just emerged that there are now over 3 million plug-in electric cars on the roads. What is big is that recent polls have shown that more folks than ever are thinking about owning an electric car in the future – polls range from 30% to over 40 percent. Estimates are that there will be over 1.1 million plug-in electrics sold in 2017 and projections of almost 2 million in 2018. This means that…

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