Lucid, Polestar, Rivian are all in Arizona, and the state is developing new automotive technology. But can their cars save the environment?
Scottsdale, Aries – Electric cars are becoming more popular, cheaper and more accessible, with many large car companies unveiling all electric models.
But will electric cars be a savior for the environment?
Arizona has relationships with several electric car companies, both in manufacturing and in domestic sales.
The Polster car company, mainly sponsored by Volvo, has released 12 news items on the Polestar 2 new full electric sedan test drive.
The four-door sedan as a model has a distance of about 260 miles.
Internet enabled and integrated with Google Smart Assistant. It also includes a full-glass roof, a version of self-driving technology and many other bells and whistles.
The Polster 2 is sold for more than the Tesla 3, the most affordable electric car on the market, but with more luxury touches.
Tesla’s more radically redesigned design was taken to a larger tablet in the middle, and Polstar placed the measurements in the traditional position. Andrew Karon, sales manager at Polestar Scottsdale, said the move was to bridge the gap between the traditional car and the new electric model.
“This is definitely going to change heads on the streets,” Karon said.
Polster sells the cars nationwide, but only in a few cities, including Scotland, does it have “showrooms”.
Other electric car companies have set up shops in Arizona.
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It has a 520 mile range but is more expensive than the entry model electric cars, costing $ 77,400.
Rivian, a company that plans to produce a full electric truck and SUV, has an office in Arizona. Rivian has not yet sold his vehicles.
“Electric cars are the future, I think we can all agree on that,” Karon said.
But much work remains to be done.
Dr. Steve Polzin, a professor of sustainability at Arizona State University, says:
According to Polzin, electric cars cost more to produce than carbon-based processes. Rare-earth extraction and transportation of products still requires fossil fuels.
“Many researchers and engineers are working on ways to compensate for and mitigate those effects,” Pauline said.
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Another issue is where the power comes from to charge electric vehicles. Electric cars cost only a few dollars to charge, but the power still comes from the power grid. And that power grid is primarily powered by fossil fuels.
And if everyone sells an electric car with an internal combustion engine, Polzin needs a 30% increase in power generation across the country.
Most people also expect to have at least one internal combustion engine because they do not need to be charged and can continue to operate if black is off.
Therefore, electric cars can not be used to save space or as a general replacement for internal combustion engines.
But experts say they are on the way. In addition, the technology in electric cars is constantly changing. Experts say there is no indication of where the electric car industry will be in the next 10 years.
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