Browsing All posts tagged under »Electric Vehicle False Economies«

Automobile Industry Mandated Toward A Death Spiral

September 11, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Zero emissions at ANY COST seems to be the direction being mandated by governments and the Environmental, Social and Governance movements around the world, to divest in fossil fuels. The few healthy and wealthy countries of the United States of America, Germany, the UK, and Australia representing 6 percent of the […]

CA Plan To Ban Gas Vehicles Drives Dependence On China

September 3, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued a new rule, which if approved, will send America on a fast track to dependence upon Beijing for critical materials needed to build and power all new automobiles sold in the state by 2035, whether you want and can afford them or not. […]

Electric Vehicles A Tool Of Tyranny

July 11, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ First, don’t blame the vehicle. It is a tool that might be just what Los Angeles needs to cope with inversions. Electric vehicles are also very good as airport shuttles and for other locations where short, repetitive routes are the primary use. Some may even be fun to drive (except when they catch on fire). […]

Dark Clouds On The Horizon For Electric Vehicles

June 30, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ There are a couple of dark clouds hanging over the optimistic growth of electric vehicles (EV’s) that may decimate the supply chain of lithium to make the EV batteries, and how to safely transport EV’s across wide oceans. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is expected to classify lithium carbonate, chloride, and […]

Is It Ethical To Purchase A Lithium Battery Powered EV?

June 8, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With numerous State Governor’s having issued executive orders to phase out the purchasing of gasoline driven cars within the next decade or so, and the automobile manufacturers efforts to phase into only manufacturing EV’s here’s some food for thought about the lack of transparency about “Clean Energy Exploitations”. The top image […]

It’s Time For Transparency Of The Embedded Costs Of Going “Green”

April 13, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The worldwide movement toward the electrification of everything, from intermittent electricity by industrial wind and solar farms, to more electric vehicles, the political actions are supportive of jumping onto the green train, most-likely not knowing there is a darker side of green technology, associated with environmental degradation, humanity atrocities, and other […]

States Should Decouple From California’s Oppressive Emissions Policies

April 9, 2022 by

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By Mike Stenhouse ~ In a “let them eat cake”-style speech given last month, President Joe Biden suggested that if motorists switched to electric vehicles, they could spare themselves from high gasoline prices. And while this claim itself may be dubious and indicative of how out of touch he is with real-world family budgets, at […]

EV Mandates Disqualify Other Contenders

April 6, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The new Washington. First in insurrection. First in woke greenness. Making America last. Washington State, home to the CHAZ (later the CHOP), has now adopted legislation that envisions that “all passenger and light-duty vehicles of model year 2030 or later be electric vehicles.” This mimics the deadlines set by several European countries […]

Electric Vehicle Makers’ Russia Connection

March 30, 2022 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Tim Benson: Elon Musk, who is now spending his time urging the U.S. to increase oil and gas production despite selling electric vehicles, wants you to believe that he is putting his financial interests and environmental ambitions aside in a goodhearted effort to protect America’s national security interests. However, […]

Soros – Backed EV Plant In Georgia Ignites Stiff Resistance

March 17, 2022 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Automobile assembly plants are among the most coveted prizes politicians and business leaders can seek. A sparkling new car plant means lots of high-paying jobs, infrastructure improvements, new homes, schools. restaurants, and recreation facilities – not to mention the eternal gratitude of the community lucky enough to have landed such […]

EPA Auto ‘Fuel Efficiency’ Scam Overlooks EV Recharging Costs

January 13, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Agencies of the Biden administration are pushing green gullibility and gushers of auto maker subsidy greed, premised on mythical wind/solar capacities. The purpose of this push is to foist electric vehicles (EVs) on legitimately reluctant free-market consumers and already overburdened power grids. EPA’s latest de facto EV mandate proposes to require […]

EV’s Destined To Pay For Upgrading Electrical Grids

January 11, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California has always advertised itself as being the “leader”, but the UK has gone one-up on California with their creative EV charging regulations. Turns out that EV charging may be another source of revenue for the UK: UK regulations coming into force in June 2022, will restrict charging times, as new […]

Imagine Electric Vehicles In Bad Weather

January 6, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With more than forty percent of the EV’s in America being in California at the end of 2020, the EV popularity in California has gotten President Biden so excited to want the rest of the country to follow California’s lead that Biden issued a new executive order that pushes for half […]

ZEV Subsidies Fail Equity, Economics, And Environmental Tests

December 20, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Many have been saying for years that subsidies for zero emissions (electric) vehicles pose unfair burdens on working Americans. Subsidizing (and mandating) an unwanted switch away from internal combustion vehicles (ICVs) while imposing diktats that have brought higher gasoline prices and record inflation also seems out of kilter with the widely championed […]

Proposed Electric Vehicle Tax Credits Benefit Unions, Wealthy Individuals – Not Environment

October 22, 2021 by

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By Katie Tubb and Rachel Greszler ~ True to the image of a stereotypical car salesmen, President Joe Biden and congressional leadership are pitching a multitrillion-dollar spending package that they say won’t cost middle-class Americans a dime. That’s like telling someone who came to the dealership to buy a Honda that they can have a […]

EV Buyers Beware – Fires, Scarce Charging Times, And Parking Restrictions

October 1, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ In the wake of a series of severe EV battery fires, one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the world, General Motors has just issued safety recommendations for Bolt EV’s: Not to park your Chevy Bolt within 50 feet of other vehicles in case it catches fire. Highly recommends that Bolt EV owners not […]

Electric Vehicles Will Run On Empty Green New Deal Pipe Dreams

August 17, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Nineteen seriously misguided Republican senators joined with Democrats to pass a behemoth 2,720-page-long $1.2 trillion ”infrastructure” spending bill of which a mere 23% — about $127 billion of $548 billion in new federal spending — is earmarked for popular priorities that most people associate with that term: highways, bridges, tunnels, ports […]

The Working Poor Need Workhorse Vehicles

August 13, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With more than forty percent of the EV’s in the entire country being in California at the end of 2020, the EV popularity in California has gotten President Biden so excited to want the rest of the country to follow California’s lead that Biden issued a new executive order that pushes […]

What You Need To Know About Biden’s Ill-Conceived Executive Order On Electric Vehicles

August 10, 2021 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ President Joe Biden issued an executive order Aug. 5 calling for half of all new vehicles sold in the U.S. to be zero-emission vehicles by 2030. A president can’t exactly force Americans to buy an electric vehicle, and Biden largely meant his executive order as a messaging tool to fuel enthusiasm […]

A Low Grade For Subsidized Battery Electric Buses

August 5, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Headline, July 15, 2021: Report: Philadelphia’s Proterra fleet in complete shambles; $24 million worth of Proterra buses taken off the road due to problems Headline, July 23, 2021: Proterra bus fire prompts California agency to consider shelving electric bus fleet; electric buses are melting in sun, too expensive to fix, transit official […]

EV Weirdness Looms Large

August 3, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ People are not excited about buying electric vehicles, so word has it that the Biden administration is gearing up to force us to do it. The trick is to use the so-called Fuel Economy Standards to do it. The reported target is that at least 40% of car and light […]

Electric Cars Will Eventually Get Us Nowhere

June 29, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ One of the most hyped innovations of our life time is today’s electric vehicle. While our federal government and the state of California think the internal combustion engine will soon end in the dustbin of history, it just ain’t so. It will never happen for many obvious reasons that governments […]

A Bust To The EV Growth Projections May Be In The Making

May 22, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With a simple stroke of the pen, Governor Newsom believes he has the power to change the lifestyles of all California residents, and control the supply-demand balance for societies and the economy’s transportation needs. Since half the electronic vehicles (EVs) in the entire country are registered in California, the troubling news […]

EV’s Not Family Workhorses, But Short-Range Second Cars

April 22, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With half of the EV’s in the entire country being located in California, the recent 2021 California study may be a downer for the EV excitement as it shows that EV’s are driven half as much as internal combustion engine vehicles. The study illustrates that EV’s are generally second vehicles and […]