The bummer about the `conspiracy" chatter is that it takes away from some of the real progress and milestones that have made with EV technology. Sure, it's entertaining and a great way to get out frustrations at an industry that can't seem to solve what on the surface appears to be a pretty solvable problem. I agree with your statement, Chuck, that with all of the attention and focus on trying to crack the EV battery nut, some researcher, some where would have broken the code and `fessed up if there really was some magic bullet locked up somewhere.
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