The one environmental problem with electric cars and self-driving cars.

The One Huge Environmental Problem With Electric Cars and Self-Driving Cars

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The Citizen's Guide to the Future
July 25 2013 1:04 PM

The One Huge Environmental Problem With Electric Cars and Self-Driving Cars

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They’re still cars.

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