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Electric cars will mean the death of the potato chip industry

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by vfx, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    As most Roadster owners have probably discovered, lack of need for gasoline doesn't mean you don't need the toilet. When you're there, you might as well pick up a snack.

    The chips are safe.

    :smile:
     
  3. mpt

    mpt Electrics are back

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    I've started stockpiling extension cords; I have three now. Muhaahaah!
     
  4. Iz

    Iz EVs are here to stay

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    Don't know if the supplier will allow it but a good opportunity for gas station owners is to set up their own charging stations. As the years go by it would allow for a smooth transition.

    Cashflow of course will become an issue later. :eek:
     
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    DrTaras R254->R725->S1364-->X769

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    I predicted this 3 years ago on the TM site listed under 'diet incentive.'
     
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    #6 ChargeIt!, Mar 15, 2010
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    If THIS (Charging_at_Shell) starts a new trend ... maybe the potato chip industry won't have to die after all !! :cool:


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  7. vfx

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    Ha Ha I thought the same thing when I saw that pic.



    By the way, It might be fun to start a "Electric cars will be the death of..." thread. I'm thinking of naming names. Assuming they do not shift directions:

    Jiffy Lube (as mentioned elsewhere)
    Smog Certification centers (In CA we have shops that are only allowed to do this and nothing else.)
    Midas Mufflers
    Sears Diehard
     
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    Nah. Diehard just has to make bigger, liquid cooled batteries.
     
  9. vfx

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    #9 vfx, Mar 17, 2010
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    Which is why I said,
    . Many companies will bend but many others will die off.

    The writing is on the wall for

    AAmco
    Flowmaster
    http://www.catalyticonverters.com
     
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    #10 Alfred, Mar 17, 2010
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    Shell selling off a third of its service stations http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/natural_resources/article7063588.eceand then just about like this?

    802_1_CH_Oftringen_480.jpg

    P.S. The preview shows this picture at a reduced size and clicking will enlarge it. How could I get this picture to show directly without reduction?
     
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  12. Louis S. Parkin

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    Electric cars were always going to be the car that would help help the environment but like always there are pros and cons to the ideas but i think it has alot more benefits that meet the eye.
     

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