I'm with you there. But it's naive to think that they can shut down EVs harder than they can new ICE cars. They are all cloud-connected.
I actually work in IT in the big-data/cloud analytics space and have at least 1 major auto manufacturer as a customer and what they tell me is that the car...
have you looked at late model Tesla resale values lately?
The new battery packs are good for 1/2 million miles.
There are videos of people with 200k miles on thier Teslas with more than 90% battery life remaining.
When you consider tax rebates and fuel savings, there's no way my Cybertruck will cost more than my crew-cab ram diesel, assuming they are roughly the same price around $65K.
This is because I drive, on average, 30 miles per day and have for 10 years.
1 road trip over 500 miles per year, at...
It's called range anxiety.
It would be RADICALLY cheaper to charge a Tesla at home than $400/month.
A Tesla will roughly cost you about 1/9th as much to drive per mile as an ICE vehicle, yet have 2-3x the power/performance, if not more.
I have several friends with Teslas, model Ss, Ys, even an...
EVs are actually much less mechanically complex than ICE vehicles are. Both have computers, and both could theoretically be shut down remotely.
Both could be re-programmed to disable that feature, pull the transceiver/daughter card out, etc.
You are kind of stretching in your complaints about...
There is some truth to what you are saying, but it's wrapped into one big sensationalist shit burger.
EVs, particularly Teslas, are very easy to live with. If you are driving cross-country all the time, or don't have access to charging at home, they aren't really for you.
But, for most...
The Cybertruck's 500mile range will be perfectly adequate for me as I've taken maybe 4 trips in 6 years longer than that.
Plus, I can put 300 miles in it at a super-charging station in an hour.
Just find a super-charger near a lunch stop... problem solved.
I bought my wife's Yukon 4 years ago, almost to the day, and she has put roughly 40K miles on it, mostly kid-hauling around Austin and grocery store, etc. That works out to about 30 miles per day.
The longest road trips we have taken are to N.E. Texas from Austin, about 260 miles, she...
I'm thinking about adding one to my 5.3 2016 Yukon, and wondered if you were still happy with it and recommend it. I'm also considering an STS remote mount turbo kit as well but looks to be a lot more involved of an installation.
I bought my 2008 on Ebay in 2014, with some electrical problems missing the center console and the wrong tires for about $11K. Put everything back to the way it was new, touched up some paint, new tires, etc.. and drove it for 2 years and sold it for $15K in 16. It paid me to drive it.