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Oct 29, 2021

0:20 Gasoline was a byproduct of oil that was coming out of the ground. Nobody knew what the hell to do with this stuff. It was worthless

0:58 John D. Rockefeller 1. put a lot of support into the development of gasoline-powered engines and 2. he built service stations. He made tons of money by selling a waste product that nobody else wanted

3:08 Gasoline was a very local, craft product

3:32 electric vehicles were more expensive than gasoline. Women 100 to one gravitated to electric vehicles because they weren't dirty and the biggest issue was, she didn't have to crank it

4:17 it wasn't until Kettering came along with the electric starter that we were able to really put women behind the wheel