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A ‘Safe And Effective’ Electric Vehicle Is A Marketing Misnomer

Making the rest of your apartment building cough up the cost of your electric vehicle has rightly become a point of contention. Energy prices are on the rise (in a catastrophic sense) and there is no sign of Labor’s promised…

E-Bus Catches Fire Day After Conn. Mandates All-Electric State Vehicles

Connecticut is a small state, so you may not be paying sufficient attention to its heroic efforts to save the planet. Count on the Manhattan Contrarian to bring you up to date on the latest developments. On Friday (July 22)…

UK needs to act to prevent electric vehicle battery waste mountain — new study

(University of Birmingham) Recycling technologies for end-of-life lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are not keeping pace with the rapid rise of electric vehicles, storing up a potentially huge waste management problem for the future, according to a new study.

Texas Track Bans EVs, Cites Fire Concerns. Many Tesla Owners Aren’t Buying It.

Recently, the Texas Motor Speedway decided to not allow electric vehicles to participate in their “Friday Night Drags” event. When asked by Teslarati why this was, the track’s spokesman said the track wasn’t prepared to deal with battery fires, should one occur. While this certainly is a plausible explanation, it seems that a vast majority of Tesla owners and other EV enthusiasts think it’s an excuse

500 Gas Car Fires Per Day — Can We Please Get Serious About Electric Car Battery Fires?

Electric car batteries can catch fire. Okay. They always make headlines. There are 500 gasoline fires a day and few of them ever make the news. It’s time to take a breath and get over the fear of electric cars,

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