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Twitter Snapshot: Shai Agassi says electric cars or bust

Posted by: Tedstaff

Shai Agassi gave one of the most powerfully convincing talks at TED2009 on the necessity of the fully electric car. Here are choice attendees’ highlights via Twitter:

Shai Agassi “Hybrids are like mermaids. When you want a woman, you get a fish; when you want a fish, you get a woman” — ashdonaldson

Brilliant – Agassi is talking about separating battery of electric car from the car to lower cost.hamids

Agassi: Battery swap stations instead of plugging in. What a great idea for electric cars. — ghbrett

Shai Agassi has a more convenient, more affordable electric car he wants you to drive. –
ragouri

Forget 20% by 2020. Think in two numbers: 0 and infinity: 0 footprint and scale to infinity – Shai Agassi — AmyLeaman

Agassi gets a standing O. “If we don’t change this, we’ll lose our economy right after we lose our morality.” — pjk

Well Shai, you’ve won TED’s support. Next step — the world.