The few people that have bought the Chevy Volt should have read this article prior to wasting their money and the taxpayers’ money on failed technology that has the reverse effect on the environment than what was expected. The government at its worst.
Excerpt: a great idea, right? Think about it: instant torque, few moving parts, and relatively easy maintenance. But in reality, there are so many downsides to owning an electric vehicle (EV) that the fact that major car companies have brought them to market without first addressing these issues is baffling.
[Editor’s note: Hybrids, although successful, have been excluded from this discussion because of their reliance on gas; they cannot be considered “true” electric vehicles.]
Here are some of the reasons why buying an EV is a terrible idea (as listed by Business Insider):
1. Limited Range
2. Long Charge Times (up to 20 hours)
3. Infrastructure (limited number of charging stations)
5. Pollution (surprise)
6. Government (normal costly screw-ups)
7. Ease of Gasoline
Read full The Blaze article here.