The California Hi-Speed Rail Project is currently debating whether to power the electric engines with overhead power lines or batteries. Sounds like some of our forum discussions of late.
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Bob, Isn't California having trouble with electric buses using batteries to store energy? Maybe they should learn to walk before trying to run a marathon. John
News Item: "GM issues second recall of Chevy Bolt EV's after vehicles catch fire."
Source: CNBC business news , dated July 23, 2021.
It's not only a US domestic problem but has become a global issue as well.
Item: The dawn of mass produced elecric motor vehicles (automobile, truck, bus, etc.) is fast becoming more of a long term environmental problem than what Jerry Reed sings about in his classic C&W song "Lord Mr. Ford" has done since the first gas eaters hit the road way back when...