Two straightforward concepts drive the inevitable marketplace defeat of nuclear power in most power markets: incremental innovation and lot size. People are quite clever in making many things, but we also frequently screw up. We learn by educated trial and error, and we get better bit-by-bit over time.
Maybe Gov. Christie is blocking NJ direct sales of Tesla to protect Tesla drivers from running out of juice on GW Bridge
Ahh, how the petty world of politics doth make fools of us all. It is not enough that Elon Musk is trying to start a new car company in a market segment ruled by massive multinationals. He is ratcheting up the risk level by taking on a great deal of technology risk as well. And in the process, he is doing tremendous legwork for future producers to get an electric drive train working well, and also to create an electric vehicle that onlookers envy rather than mock.