On Mon, 17 Jan 2022 13:29:03 -0600, Mitchell Holman
>David Hartung <da...@Hotmail.com> wrote in
>> On 1/16/22 3:29 PM, William T wrote:
>>> This is a good read.
>>> "The Electric Vehicle Scam"
>>> "The utility companies have thus far had little to say about the
>>> alarming cost projections to operate electric vehicles (EVs) or the
>>> increased rates that they will be required to charge their customers.
>>> It is not just the total amount of electricity required?but the
>>> transmission lines and fast charging capacity that must be built at
>>> existing filling stations. Neither wind nor solar can support any of
>>> it. Electric vehicles will never become the mainstream of
>>> In part 1 of our exposé on the problems with electric vehicles
>>> (EVs), we showed that they were too expensive, too unreliable, rely
>>> on materials mined in China and other unfriendly countries, and
>>> require more electricity than the nation can afford. In this second
>>> part, we address other factors that will make any sensible reader
>>> avoid EVs like the plague.
>>> EV Charging Insanity
>>> In order to match the 2,000 cars that a typical filling station can
>>> service in a busy 12 hours, an EV charging station would require 600,
>>> 50- watt chargers at an estimated cost of $24 million and a supply of
>>> 30 megawatts of power from the grid. That is enough to power 20,000
>>> homes. No one likely thinks about the fact that it can take 30
>>> minutes to 8 hours to recharge a vehicle between empty or just
>>> topping off. What are the drivers doing during that time?
>>> ICSC-Canada board member New Zealand-based consulting engineer Bryan
>>> Leyland describes why installing electric car charging stations in a
>>> city is impractical:
>>> “If you’ve got cars coming into a petrol station, they would stay
>>> for an average of five minutes. If you’ve got cars coming into an
>>> electric charging station, they would be at least 30 minutes,
>>> possibly an hour, but let’s say its 30 minutes. So that’s six
>>> times the surface area to park the cars while they’re being
>>> charged. So, multiply every petrol station in a city by six. Where
>>> are you going to find the place to put them?”
>>> The government of the United Kingdom is already starting to plan for
>>> power shortages caused by the charging of thousands of EVs. Starting
>>> in June 2022, the government will restrict the time of day you can
>>> charge your EV battery. To do this, they will employ smart meters
>>> that are programmed to automatically switch off EV charging in peak
>>> times to avoid potential blackouts.
>>> In particular, the latest UK chargers will be pre-set to not function
>>> during 9-hours of peak loads, from 8 am to 11 am (3-hours), and 4 pm
>>> to 10 pm (6-hours). Unbelievably, the UK technology decides when and
>>> if an EV can be charged, and even allows EV batteries to be drained
>>> into the UK grid if required. Imagine charging your car all night
>>> only to discover in the morning that your battery is flat since the
>>> state took the power back. Better keep your gas-powered car as a
>>> reliable and immediately available backup! While EV charging will be
>>> an attractive source of revenue generation for the government,
>>> American citizens will be up in arms.
>>> Used Car Market
>>> The average used EV will need a new battery before an owner can sell
>>> it, pricing them well above used internal combustion cars. The
>>> average age of an American car on the road is 12 years. A 12-year-old
>>> EV will be on its third battery. A Tesla battery typically costs
>>> $10,000 so there will not be many 12-year-old EVs on the road. Good
>>> luck trying to sell your used green fairy tale electric car!
>>> Tuomas Katainen, an enterprising Finish Tesla owner, had an
>>> imaginative solution to the battery replacement problem—he blew up
>>> his car! New York City-based Insider magazine reported (December 27,
>>> “The shop told him the faulty battery needed to be replaced, at a
>>> cost of about $22,000. In addition to the hefty fee, the work would
>>> need to be authorized by Tesla…Rather than shell out half the cost
>>> of a new Tesla to fix an old one, Katainen decided to do something
>>> different… The demolition experts from the YouTube channel
>>> Pommijätkät (Bomb Dudes) strapped 66 pounds of high explosives to
>>> the car and surrounded the area with slow-motion cameras…the 14
>>> hotdog-shaped charges erupt into a blinding ball of fire, sending a
>>> massive shockwave rippling out from the car…The videos of the
>>> explosion have a combined 5 million views.”
>>> We understand that the standard Tesla warranty does not cover
>>> “damage resulting from intentional actions,” like blowing the car
>>> up for a YouTube video.
>>> EVs Per Block In Your Neighborhood
>>> A home charging system for a Tesla requires a 75-amp service. The
>>> average house is equipped with 100-amp service. On most suburban
>>> streets the electrical infrastructure would be unable to carry more
>>> than three houses with a single Tesla. For half the homes on your
>>> block to have electric vehicles, the system would be wildly
>>> Although the modern lithium-ion battery is four times better than the
>>> old lead-acid battery, gasoline holds 80 times the energy density.
>>> The great lithium battery in your cell phone weighs less than an
>>> ounce while the Tesla battery weighs 1,000 pounds. And what do we get
>>> for this huge cost and weight? We get a car that is far less
>>> convenient and less useful than cars powered by internal combustion
>>> engines. Bryan Leyland explained why:
>>> “When the Model T came out, it was a dramatic improvement on the
>>> horse and cart. The electric car is a step backward into the
>>> equivalence of an ordinary car with a tiny petrol tank that takes
>>> half an hour to fill. It offers nothing in the way of convenience or
>>> extra facilities.”
>>> Our Conclusion
>>> The electric automobile will always be around in a niche market
>>> likely never exceeding 10% of the cars on the road. All automobile
>>> manufacturers are investing in their output and all will be
>>> disappointed in their sales. Perhaps they know this and will
>>> manufacture just what they know they can sell. This is certainly not
>>> what President Biden or California Governor Newsom are planning for.
>>> However, for as long as the present government is in power, they will
>>> be pushing the electric car as another means to run our lives. We
>>> have a chance to tell them exactly what we think of their expensive
>>> and dangerous plans when we go to the polls in November of 2022. "
>> Looking forward to the postings of hose who will defend a move to EVs.
> The move to EV's doesn't have to be defended.
Hollowman is never able to defend anything. Nothing he believes
in "has to be defended" but he wants you to explain in detail why
you attack it.
It's his shtick. Always has been.
That's why he pretends to have me kill filed.
Don't play his game.