66 Million new cars built a year and 40% of Oil production used in transportation; ≈ 21% in Cars 650 million cars in the world with up to 1.4 billion projected by 2030 # of cars: http://oica.net/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/oica-depliant-final.pdf Urbanization: http://sobek.colorado.edu/~salucci/teaching/page12/assets/4092_week2_Urbanization.pdf Road Transportation accounts for >40% of world oil consumption in 2006 - http://www.opec.org/library/World%20Oil%20Outlook/pdf/WOO%202009.pdf
Quick charging = to 3 houses: http://spectrum.ieee.org/green-tech/advanced-cars/speed-bumps-ahead-for-electricvehicle-charging
TEDxCLE 2010 - Dana Myers
Fun, Affordable, Practical Highway- Speed All-Electric Vehicles Dana Myers President Myers Motors LLC (330) 630-3768, ext. 3200 [email_address]
Problem 1: Oil Depletion It took us 125 years to use the first trillion barrels of oil. We’ll use the next trillion in 30. The world consumes two barrels of oil for every barrel discovered.
International Energy Association. http://iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2000/savingoil2001.pdf Discovery Extrapolation Consumption IEA Forecast