Browsing All posts tagged under »Electric Vehicle Problems«

Electric Cars: Square Peg, Round Hole

January 26, 2023 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The big story of 2023 just might be the clash between those who have imposed electric vehicle mandates and those for whom an electric vehicle is not on their shopping list. The federal government, many state governments, and much of the automobile industry – and their counterparts worldwide – have decreed that […]

Where’s The Electricity?

January 18, 2023 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ One of the best-known quotes was “where’s the beef?“ from Clara Peller who was a manicurist and American character actress who, at the age of 81, starred in the 1984  advertising campaign for the Wendy’s fast food restaurant chain. Today, the huge dark cloud over EV projected sales, is the availability […]

Push Against Hydrocarbon Cars Shows Contempt For Rural America And The Developing \World

September 25, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ America’s big auto companies, less than 15 years since they were bailed out of bankruptcy following the Clinton-Bush recession of 2008, are betraying the American people out of their greed for government cash and favor. Their “net zero” plans – in conjunction with the globalist dictators and the Biden Administration – include eliminating huge […]

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 […]

California Politician Says State Should Imitate China, Europe, Not Texas, On Electric Vehicle Mandates

September 8, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ California’s electric vehicle mandate should align with Europe and China rather than other states such as Texas and Mississippi, a member of California’s air quality board said as it recently voted to ban the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered cars and light trucks by 2035. What California does to require […]

Green Raw Deal: NC Unleashes Eminent Domain On Homes And Businesses To Make Way For EV Factory

September 6, 2022 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Residents of a quiet, rural North Carolina community are about to be yanked into the zero-emissions automotive future. Saying they are on a “tight schedule,” North Carolina officials have announced they will use eminent domain to buy and destroy 27 homes and five businesses, and will move a Baptist church […]

Another Day, Another Blow To Transportation Freedom

August 15, 2022 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ I dare someone to poll the owners of America’s 290 million automobiles, vans, SUVs, light trucks, and other medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Q: How eager are you for the U.S. government to force you to stop driving your existing vehicle and either rely on public transportation, walk, or purchase […]

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 […]

The Electric Vehicle Bad Dream

June 2, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ While some are certain of the inevitability of the impending demise of the internal combustion engine (ICE), others are far less certain. Cristian Agapie points to market pressures due to increased demand for electric vehicles have raised prices and operating costs as well. Another writer calls out electric vehicles, even Teslas, as […]

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, […]

EV Race Ignores Russian, Chinese Mineral Speed Traps

March 20, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Billboard size speed limit signs and flashing police radar scanning dashboard warnings be damned! U.S. and European electric vehicle (EV) companies are racing to cash in on markets driven by dependence upon government subsidies which, in turn, rely on scarce and costly materials needed for batteries controlled by foreign adversaries. Mining […]

Biden’s Electric Boogaloo: Pumping Air Into The Inflationary Balloon

March 18, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ God help us if it pops! Taken from a 1960s dance craze turned into a 1984 cult sequel, the term “electric boogaloo” has come to refer to what Wikipedia calls “a mocking subtitle for real or imagined sequels perceived as unnecessary, strange, or just ‘too much’.” What better way to describe the […]

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 […]

Putting The Brakes On EV Folly

February 14, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ BMW CEO Oliver Zipse has a two-word message for those demanding an all-electric vehicle fleet and the outlawing of internal combustion engines. “Slow Down!” We would add three more. End. The. Mandates. Zipse, noting that IC engines power the large majority of vehicles on the road today, says that ditching them willy-nilly […]

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 […]

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 […]

Burning Batteries Pose A Huge Risk To EV Mandates

September 11, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ After a Volkswagen Golf (not an electric vehicle) caught fire in the underground car park in Eku-Platz, Germany, the city’s civil engineering department closed the car park for five months. Damages (all eventually paid for by insurance) amounted to 195,000 euros. As a condition for the reopening, however, the insurance company forbade […]