Electric cars still a joke!!

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    Now the headline here in REALCLEARPOLITICS today is very compelling..............

    2017 was the best year ever for electric cars


    Conveys the perception of, "WOW.....electric cars are really taking off!!" to the typical bozo in the public!!

    Except every year for electric cars is a new record year..........duh. And how many were sold last year?

    "199,826—is a significant increase on 2016, itself a banner year for EVs when 158,614 found homes"

    2017 was the best year ever for electric vehicle sales in the US




    Oh really now?



    Except Ford sells more F150 trucks in 3 months out of any year than EV sales combined!!!:rofl:

    :oops-28:Ford F-Series Sales Grow 12.65% To 70,774 Units April 2016:oops-28:
     
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    wonder how the secondary market is compared to ford

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    I love the idea, that in the winter time, if you get real cold, when you turn on the heater(electric) your mileage goes way down, but then when it gets real cold, you can get warmed when the EV does this...

     
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    Toyota sells 1/2 million Camry's alone every year........yep..........we're real sure Camry buyers are going to dump their cars to go for an unreliable car that costs 10K more and you have no clue whether or not you are actually going to get from point A to point B.:eusa_dance::eusa_dance:

    Toyota Camry Sales Figures -

    More Camry's are sold in about 4 months every year than all EV's combined. Yuk.....yuk.......EV sales sure are exploding!!:coffee:
     
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    Tesla 3 4.66 to 60 mph. 13.4 quarter mile. Pretty good.

     
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    Tesla has close to 600,000 Model 3 orders
    Submitted by minervo.florida on December 2, 2016


    This is based on over $700 million deposits which was recently announced.

    That is without 75% of the population not knowing ANYTHING about it.

    The model 3 launch is being called the greatest product launch in the history of mankind.

    If you have not seen the lines on the first day of orders, I suggest you go to You Tube and search Model 3 lines. Some are
    so long it is just astonishing.

    Elon will be so far ahead of the completion with his battery factory and plans for a second one that some
    predict Tesla will be one of the largest companies in the world in 10 years.


    SamO | December 2, 2016
    I took pictures from the Santa Monica store on 3/31 and there were over 2,000 people waiting in line 5 minutes before the store opened.

    And I'd be surprised if 10% of people have ever heard of Tesla or the Model 3.

    People shouldn't wonder why we are "fanbois and gurlz". July 1, everyone is jumping on the bandwagon.

    Tesla has close to 600,000 Model 3 orders | Tesla

    How many people standing in line to order a Toyota they know they will not get for a year?
     
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    Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)
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    TSLA : Summary for Tesla, Inc. - Yahoo Finance

    Looks pretty healthy to me.
     
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    The approximately 1,400 Model S owners surveyed by CR "chronicled an array of detailed and complicated maladies," the organization reports. The most prevalent complaints had to do with squeaks and rattles from the body, but respondents also mentioned issues that required replacement of the car's electric motors. Warping brake rotors and difficulties with the complex, electrically-operated retracting doorhandles were also mentioned by numerous owners. Other problem areas included inoperable windshield wipers, leaking battery cooling pumps, trunklid alignment, and suspension alignment.

    Despite these problems, CR reports that Tesla owner satisfaction is still very high, with a full 97 percent of owners saying they would definitely buy their car again. Surveyed owners also commended Tesla's quick response when cars developed problems: "Almost every survey respondent made note of Tesla's rapid response and repair time, despite the lack of a traditional dealer service network."

    For comparison, the all-electric Nissan Leaf, which was rated "above average" in reliability by CR for several years, was downgraded to "average" this year.

    Tesla Model S "Not Recommended" by Consumer Reports

    Ask the man that owns one. LOL
     
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    Tesla Expands Free Towing in North America to 500 Miles.....

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    So reliable that their towing business is going great guns....
     
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