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Browsing the "EV Myths" Tag

New York Times: Electric Cars Are Cheaper & Cleaner

January 24th, 2021 | by Guest Contributor

For two decades now, the mainstream press has been feeding peoples’ natural skepticism about new technology, dismissing electric vehicles as a quaint fad that will never “catch on.”


Question: Why Are People Resistant To Electric Cars? Answer: Fear × FUD

August 24th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In an article written by James Morris for Forbes, he answers a question that is often bouncing around online: Why isn't everyone buying EVs yet? He noted that many excuses offered up for not buying an EV don't have anything to do with price, but everything to do with fear


Tesla Raj Debunks Common Electric Vehicle Misconceptions Head On

December 2nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Anyone who has driven an electric vehicle like a Tesla knows about the barrage of incoming questions from uninformed members of the public. YouTuber and friend of CleanTechnica Tesla Raj took to the 'Tube to address a few common misconceptions about electric vehicles and, more specifically, Teslas


Do You Want EVs To Succeed? Spread The Word!

May 12th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

We all want EVs to take over, right? I wrote a book about fighting the misconceptions and misunderstandings about EVs, and how you can win over the masses to boost EV adoption.


Yes, Electric Vehicles Work In Winter — Better Than Gas Cars!

February 17th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Electric vehicles (EV) and gas cars are not very efficient in cold weather. But while we've grown to blindly accept the limitations of traditional cars, EVs are still misrepresented, especially when it comes to cold weather. It's time we nip that myth


10 Charts: Top Electric Car Benefits & Top Misconceptions

December 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's nothing like experience. You can read and write about something all day, but until you experience it, it's just a concept, and you don't really understand it. So, with that in mind, it is often interesting and useful to collect feedback from actual EV drivers about what they appreciate about their cars. It's also often interesting and useful to find out the top misconceptions they discover other people have about electric cars



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