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citroenjunkie
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When people progressed from animal power to machinery I’m sure they discussed the demise of the horse at great length. The loss of jobs – farriers, stable hands feed merchants etc. and yet the equine world has survived, perhaps more as a pastime for the more affluent but it’s all still there.
Surely the transition from fossil fuel to electricity will move in a similar way. There are still museums full of steam vehicles and events like the London to Brighton rally where they are used. It’s all very well to make electioneering promises to ban and legislate petrol and diesel out of existence but it won’t happen