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Mitsubishi, Nissan, GM, Honda... all of 'em have a common goal. Providing you, Joe Consumer, with a cool, coal-powered car! Even better, they will be selling it to you by telling you that it is "good for the environment"!
What? You say...
How could that be?
All these companies are betting the farm on All-Electric cars... plug 'em in and roll on down the highway. Us pinche carbons love this! Why?
Because, unknown to a majority of Americans, electricity doesn't come out of a socket. It has to be generated. In the US, the major generator of electricty is dirty coal, at 48.9%, followed by hydrocarbony Natural Gas at 20%, followed by scary Nuclear at 19.3%, followed by damming up pretty rivers at 7.1%, finally getting to praise the Lawd renewables at 2.4%. In other words, you couldn't find a filthier (at least CO2-wise) fuel for cars than electricity, at least in the US.
You see, these coal cars are actual Nuclear cars in France, where more than 70% of all electricity is sourced by nuclear reactors.