Tesla vs. the Government

The 2021 Tesla Model Y. Photo: Tesla.com.
  • Plug-in electric hybrids currently only travel 25 to 40 miles on electric alone; they depend heavily on gas. Therefore they should not count toward Biden’s 50% goal.
  • Even if the goal were 50% purely battery electric vehicles (BEVs), it would still well lag behind what is needed to address climate change today.
  • While representatives of Detroit’s “Big 3” smiled and shuffled and congratulated themselves on their forward thinking, the largest and most successful EV manufacturer on earth was conspicuously absent, having not been invited.

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Background in media and technology, now writing full-time. Some of my work is available on https://writeside.com.

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Background in media and technology, now writing full-time. Some of my work is available on https://writeside.com.

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