By Rick Manning
The bad news just keeps coming for the Obama Administration’s push to
force electric vehicles on the public with the revelation that the
much loved Tesla line up of vehicles have a singular problem — they become bricks if the battery runs out.
That’s right, the $100,000+ Tesla vehicle reportedly has at least
five instances out of the mere 2,200 in production where the vehicle
ceased to function when the battery ran down to a zero charge. The
Tesla didn’t just need a recharge like a cell phone, no, the $32,000
battery needs to be replaced entirely when it runs out – at the owners
Of course the $32,000 replacement charge does not include
transporting the now inert “vehicle” whose wheels no longer move, or the
labor to replace the battery. The total estimated cost to the Tesla
customer is $40,000, because in spite of the bumper to bumper warranty,
the battery running out of juice is considered the customers fault.
Ordinarily, a car built for the eclectic wealthy class would not matter, but the Tesla is different.
Tesla Corporation was singled out by Obama’s Department of
Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency as a company of the
future, during a regulatory “study” conducted to determine the volume of vehicles manufacturers would produce in 2025.
The study was part of the EPA and Transportation’s dramatic change to the nation’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard (CAFÉ) which dictate the average fleet gas mileage requirements that each automobile manufacturing company must meet.
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