Electric vehicles (EVs) have far more problems than gasoline-powered vehicles, a new report on U.S. consumers finds.
A Consumer Reports survey asked about 330,000 car owners about the problems they faced last year and found that EVs 80 percent They have more problems than gasoline cars that use traditional internal combustion engines.
According to the report, most of the issues consumers face with EVs include long charging times, a general lack of charging stations, lithium-ion battery issues, and incorrect installation of exterior and interior components; And then there was the engine failure.
The Associated Press reports:
Consumer Reports extracted survey data from subscribers who own 2021-2023 model year EVs and compared them to other vehicle models. When calculating the average problem rate for a vehicle, the organization assigned special weight to critical problems. battery or engine failure, etc. [Emphasis added]
EVs overall for the 2021 and 2022 model years had more than twice the problem rate compared to internal combustion engine vehicles. For the 2023 model year, the percentages are more closely matched, with these EVs having just 21% more problems than their gas-powered counterparts, Fisher said. [Emphasis added]
Michael Coram, who lives near Buffalo, New York, said he had to turn his all-electric Chevrolet Bolt SUV on and off up to 12 times before he could drive it due to the area’s cold temperatures, the Associated Press reported. told.
The Associated Press also noted the recent significant decline in EV sales. For example, in June 2022, EV sales increased by 90% year-on-year. By June 2023, EV sales growth had slowed to 50%.
As Breitbart News reported on Wednesday, auto dealers across the country are concerned about EV sales and are abandoning EV mandates and carbon emissions regulations that would have effectively forced all-electric vehicles on consumers. We are asking President Joe Biden to do so.
“However, the reality is that the demand for electric vehicles today has not kept pace with the mass influx of vehicles. [EVs] Arrived at our dealership due to current regulations. [EVs] They are piling up on our property,” the car dealer wrote.
As the days pass, it becomes clearer that This electric vehicle mandate is unrealistic given current and projected customer demand.. already, Electric cars are piled up on the premises This is the best indicator of customer demand in the market. [Emphasis added]
Consumers’ lack of enthusiasm for EVs is affecting domestic automakers as well. As a result, Tesla, General Motors (GM), Mercedes-Benz, and Ford are all starting to slow down their rapid EV production plans.
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