Japan Has More Car Chargers than Petrol Stations

The figure shows that in the relatively brief time since electric vehicles were introduced, the infrastructure to support them has become bigger than what the oil industry built over decades in the world’s third-biggest economy — at least by this one measure.

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An article from Bloomberg here which leads with that eyebrow raising statistic. The key point is the speed of adoption and exponential growth. In a week which saw the UK Government begin trials of driverless cars and rumours emerge around Apple’s potential ambitions within automotive this convergence of intelligence and efficiency is fascinating to watch.

As someone who worships at the alter of Ray Kurzweil it’s exciting to be living in a world which seems to be on the brink of the biggest change in mass transportation in over 80 years.


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