And it’s not just Tesla EVs that have experienced bizarre mechanical failures. In January, a GMC Hummer EV — which costs roughly $115,000 — broke down in the middle of a busy highway. On the surface, the idea of an eco-friendly, sustainable electric vehicle sounds fantastic. But so far, EVs have failed to live up to the hype — and they certainly have not earned widespread consumer confidence for reliability, safety or efficiency amid reports of:
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- Spontaneous battery fires.
- Recharging nightmares.
- Limited towing capacity.
- Range malfunctions in cold weather.
It’s clear, however, that transitioning 332 million Americans from fossil fuels to less-reliable green energy will be inconvenient and expensive — and it isn’t even guaranteed to be better for the environment. This does not mean EVs should be scrapped — but they certainly are not ready to replace gas-powered cars. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
Joe Biden said during tonight’s debate that he would transition away from the oil industry in an effort to curb pollution — a statement that led President Donald Trump to raise his eyebrows in surprise.“Oh. There’s a big statement,” Trump said. https://t.co/SwLDrj8SEN pic.twitter.com/SxHjgkV7Zj — POLITICO (@politico) October 23, 2020