Motor Junkie article spreads FUD: "20 Drawback Of Electric Vehicles Drivers Commonly Overlook"

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I think the purpose of the forum is to inform people. I think I owe it to them to give them accurate information. If I make a mistake (and I do) I expect and hope someone will correct me. I don't particularly want to look stupid so I am motivated to check what I post for accuracy. I really think others should also be so motivated. If everyone just posts whatever pops into his head then the forum is pretty valueless, IMO.
 

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Facts can be corrected without berating other members. AJ, I don't believe it is intentional but sometimes your bluntness comes across a little more harshly than you may realize.
 

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I'll try to watch that. The J in my name does not stand for "subtle".
 

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Just kidding. No need to respond to that.
 

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An undated Motor Junkie article does it's best to spread FUD on EVs.

"20 Drawback Of Electric Vehicles Drivers Commonly Overlook"

The article mentions the Mustang Mach-E so I'm assuming the article can't be too old. Regardless, the lack of references and incorrect or exaggerated information peppered throughout the article makes this IMO a hit piece on EVs. Unfortunately the article does not have a Comment section, but FWIW there is a Contact Us section. ;) I'm working on my email.
Largely outdated and incorrect assumptions and factoids. The old saw: jeez those batteries consume a lot of resources in manufacturing. Uh, did you somehow forget that forging engine blocks and pistons uses a tremendous amount of resources and energy? Among many others.
 
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