If you want to be the coolest, wokest guy on the block, and if you have $200K to spend, I think the Porsche Taycan is the way to go.
34-minute video that nicely explains the conflict between Tesla bulls and bears. Listen and it's easy to pick a side. (For more search on Twitter for #TSLAQ.)
This is surely true for my family: "Nobody wants to buy a new car."
The Washington Post somehow gives space to Charles Lane to smack down to the e-car hype.
Mass adoption of electric cars, however, cannot occur unless they can do everything gas-powered vehicles can do — including the ability to go hundreds of miles before refueling, and refueling easily — at a comparable total cost of ownership. Otherwise, electric cars will be a niche product for upper-income folks. And government subsidies for them will be a regressive transfer of social resources in return for little climate benefit, given that the U.S. power grid the cars draw from is 64 percent fueled by coal and gas.
Related: from early last year, "Electric Car-Owners Shocked: New Study Confirms EVs Considerably Worse For Climate Than Diesel Cars".
If you missed it, the new record for Manhattan to Los Angeles is 27 hours, 25 minutes.
Looks like yet another government boondoggle.
"Yet this $2 billion yearly “incentive” isn’t taking regular combustion engines off the roads. Instead, folks with gas guzzlers are taking advantage of the government program to add a vehicle to their collection.""
Funny satire, and at the current rate, not that far from the truth.