why so much hate towards electric cars?

orbital

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My Uncle owns a successful car dealership, his children run it.
Yesterday at a wedding I asked my cousin a few questions on the industry, any issues he's had over last couple years & ultimately EVs' for his brand.

It wouldn't be fair to quote him, but his answers didn't surprise me especially regarding EVs'
 

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Gasoline cars had Henry Ford to make them ideal for the common man.
EVs have.... Well, guess we're still waiting for their down to Earth genius to come along. 🕗
 

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As said in another thread I was building a gas powered bike. Man o man it wasn't easy at all so many issues even the new sprocket for the gas engine was hard to do. It now has 2 chains one human powered other gas powered then the carb would not fit then it wasn't easy to start. But man o man it's a lot of fun lol. I have around 250 bucks invested . Hect I figure some people's car payments are almost that high.
 

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To be clear, the sort of poor design where losing power prevents doors from being opened is not something that applies to electric vehicles as a class (or even just to electric vehicles). That was a design decision Tesla made.
Two words apply

Glass breaker
 

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As said in another thread I was building a gas powered bike. Man o man it wasn't easy at all so many issues even the new sprocket for the gas engine was hard to do. It now has 2 chains one human powered other gas powered then the carb would not fit then it wasn't easy to start. But man o man it's a lot of fun lol. I have around 250 bucks invested . Hect I figure some people's car payments are almost that high.
Oh.... Add another $200 to that $250 for a more realistic sum every month. Not me though. Paid off my car nearly a decade ago, and made sure my payments were barely over $220 a month.
 

raggie33

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Ev cars are so new they will get better. Hey I built a gas powered bikes even though evnis a lot better due to cost but soon as they figure out how to make a heap battery's it will be better the torque of electric is insane
 

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No hate, just some unexpected hidden expenses. Quite frankly, the very first one is sickening! But yeah, skip to 2:11 when watching the video:
 
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