California governor bans gas and diesel cars by 2035

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  1. Squid1

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    Tragic consequences exist for the recent decision in Aztlan (formerly California) to end the sale of gas-powered cars. One is the dramatic loss of tax revenue from gas sales. I was living in Aztlan last year and previously when the dramatic gas tax increases were passed. So now the state (actually part of a non-American country stretching from Honduras to the Canadian border) has passed massive tax revenue laws, then went ahead and signed long term contracts and pension funding based on that tax revenue and now is ending that revenue by deliberately reducing sales of gas. We all know they are counting, desperately, for ALL Federal taxpayers to begin making payments to cover their socialist failures. Just one more demand which demonstrates the remarkable failure of socialism.
     
  2. seamaster

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    Up until this executive order I actually thought I’d live here forever.

    I’ll be 65 in 2035 and unless there’s some miraculous energy invention or discovery I don’t see how this state can survive.

    What will happen to prices of conventional vehicles? They will have zero or negative value once it nears 2035.

    You’d have to plan you subsequent vehicle purchase accordingly.

    Perhaps I better start planning my exit now!
     

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    Is this just banning them on the roads, or ownership all together? Because Jay Leno could lead the fight.
     
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    he'll be long gone before 2035
     
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    IF it was to happen I'd be more worried about the price of gas or the availability of it then
     
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    this is just political grandstanding and attention grabbing foolishness. doesn't really matter to me as at 76 now I will be dust in the wind by then anyway. pity those left who will be walking barefoot.
     
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    Just like varget said, political grandstanding. When the then current governor realizes that there is no way to enact such a ban, it will be recinded or postponed.
     
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    The grid nationwide is 50 years outdated. Imagine if every car was electric tomorrow. Nationwide blackouts.

    But the electrical infrastructure can’t be updated because we can’t afford it. We’ve got welfare checks to write and military actions to pay for. Fantasy is an understatement.
     
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    This guy is oblivious. The cost of redesigning the electric delivery system in CA (which is going to be enormous and have to be done otherwise) is going to be made several times more expensive.

    I explain. About 15 years ago, I was presented with a problem. There was a city lot with an existing usage which was being contemplated for construction. If the construction was approved, we have to bring in more power to the area and would have to pay for the restructuring of the increased delivery to the whole area. We simply could not afford it.

    Now, take a residential area with a grid and equipment placed in a substation facility designed for a certain level of usage. Assume that everyone now wants to have additional electricity to charge one to two cars per family - and it is going to be done at the same time, at night starting at 6 or 7 p.m. And there are only 10,000 single family dwellings service by that substation. Now you build more. And, it has to be done in a short time.
     
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    I don’t think he will be governor until 2035. Several governors will have a chance to repeal.
     
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    Doesn't matter if he is grandstanding or not. Some of those duffisus (duffi?) Actually think that way.

    Not one kw for CA.
     
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    Great. The governor of a State that suffers from severe, constant electricity blackouts wants all the population to switch to electric cars.
    Because everybody knows electric cars are running on unicorn farts and pixie dust, not electricity.
     
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    I used to think the phrase "liberalism is a mental disorder" was going a bit far. What passes for today's Democrat "leadership" seems intent on proving me wrong on that point.