Sedans and many coupes are leaving the American marketplace and there are many reasons for it. Most of them are cultural and about marketing. Are automakers evil, greedy companies looking to rip us off with more SUVs, or is there more to this exodus of the car?
The question I get asked most often is “How do you get these cars you drive?” The answer is simple. Or not. Depending on how much detail you want. Most of it comes down to the symbiotic relationship between automotive manufacturers and automotive journalists. Here’s the skinny.
The holdup for electric vehicles is not necessarily what many may believe. The holdup is in batteries. Not the technology, but in the making of the batteries themselves. Journalist John Goreham at TorqueNews calls this “Peak Battery.” And I agree with him. Here’s the skinny.
Find the referenced TorqueNews article, which is well worth a read, here: https://www.torquenews.com/1083/peak-battery-real-reason-affordable-electric-vehicles-are-failing-america
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