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Twitter Snapshot: Shai Agassi says electric cars or bust

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.