A base model Tesla car travels 267 miles and costs a base price of $45,000 and other models can cost up to over $100,000. AAA has also found that owning an electric vehicle costs an owner an average of $600 more a year than those who own a traditional gas-powered vehicle.
Biden also touted the new Ford Lightening pickup truck that boasted a decent towing capacity.
Originally the For Lightning Pro was supposed to cost around $47,000 but thanks to Bidenflation Ford has warned that the new model will start at $51,974. Other US auto makers like Tesla and Rivian (who in 2020 were selling their EV’s for around $36,000) are also hiking up prices because of the oil market, supply chain issues, and Bidenflation.
On top of the poor economy the Florida State Fire Marshall just issued a warning to Floridan’s that experienced flooding during hurricane Ian. Electric vehicles that were flooded due to the storm surge are exploding. Officials are asking residents to get any electric vehicle that was flooded out of their garage because the batteries are catching fire due to the salt water mixing with the lithium ion batteries.
If you have an electric car that was submerged during the Hurricane Ian storm surge – get it out of your garage, the state fire marshal says. The batteries are catching fire because of salt water damage. pic.twitter.com/KJbAYbFykA