The radical environmentalist movement is not slowing down.
Democrat politicians have been jamming it down the throats of all Americans.
But Democrats’ push for electric vehicles just experienced another massive fail.
When electric vehicles aren’t bursting into flames because of their lithium batteries, they are simply being woefully inefficient.
There may be instances where EVs make sense for a particular individual, but the Left are attempting to eliminate the option of gas-powered cars completely.
Due to heavy regulations and threatening rhetoric from the government, car manufacturers are transitioning away from gas-powered vehicles despite lukewarm at best demand for EVs.
And Ford’s new electric truck failed a major test of practicality.
Popular YouTuber Tyler Hoover, whose channel “Hoovies Garage” has 1.4 million subscribers, tested the towing capabilities of Ford’s 2023 F-150 EV truck, and the results were pathetic.
Breitbart News reported that “for his experiment, Hoover planned to simply drive the EV truck with an empty trailer in tow only 32 miles away, and then load up a 1930 Ford Model A pickup truck he recently bought, so that he could tow it back the same way he came . . . After attaching the empty aluminum trailer to his truck and ‘pulling out my neighborhood,’ which was just about a quarter of a mile away, the EV had already lost three miles of range. By the time Hoover got to his location 32 miles away, the vehicle had lost a staggering 68 miles of range.”
Hoover explained, “I had this thing charged to just over 200 miles when I started my day, so ample margin for error when it comes to range and towing and also considering the fact that the trailer was going up empty two times.”
Despite charging the vehicle for over 200 miles, he was down to 50 miles of range left after making the 64-mile round trip, meaning the F-150 Lightning could not handle modest towing duties.
Hoover added, “Are you kidding me? That’s almost 90 miles of range in 30 miles. Are you serious? That’s nuts. What a joke . . . [T]hat was abysmally bad, and if the future is electric, there has to be some kind of solution for this . . . I have no idea why EVs tow so bad . . . If a truck towing 3,500 pounds can’t even go 100 miles – that is ridiculously stupid . . . This truck can’t do normal truck things. You would be stopping every hour to recharge, which would take about 45 minutes a pop, and that is absolutely not practical.”
Like so much of the environmentalist movement and leftist policies in general, they simply are not practical.
These grand ideas never work in practice.
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