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Response to naaman fletcher (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:31 PM

1. Where would we be on electric vehicles

if Chevron hadn't been able to tie up use of nickel hydride batteries with their acquisition of the Ovshinsky patent? I cringe at the thought of oil companies being able to patent new energy technologies, just to keep them from competing with petroleum.

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