It's time to start looking beyond the 'age of oil' now and towards the next big energy source which the likes of Honda and BMW see as hydrogen. Colourless odourless tasteless, make it in your kitchen with some water and solar panels or a windmill. Run your home heating and car on it.
Oil? Pfa! How could the hit be fitting the shan with such sexy things as that imaged above just around the corner? Though this website reckons 25 years before mass production, given that the American dollar is under such pressure, could the yanks make a wartime-like effort and reverse their plight in a shorter space of time? Say, 10-15 years?