I’ve been haranguing my mom into buying an electric car for years now. The other day she had a Zoom with some friends and shared a bit of what she’d learned, they were incredulous. This drove home just how little the general public really knows about EVs these days. This isn’t really their fault. People are busy, progress has been super fast, and oil related companies spend millions on huge misinformation campaigns to keep us burning gas. Price has also been an issue and early EVs cost so much that they were easy for many to ignore. I drove a gas car myself until nearly a year ago when a low priced Chevy Bolt finally got me to switch. After months of driving my new EV, I can clearly say that if you’re buying a new car it should be an electric car.

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