EVs: the future of transportation with a Cyber Hippo weight problem

EV Crash Fox 2 News 11.30.2023

The Center for Auto Safety is the nation’s premier independent, member driven, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

The concerns is for a growing fleet of much heavier cars colliding with far lighter gasoline cars. “We’re gonna see negative consequences for the people in smaller vehicles, said Michael Brooks, Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety.

By Tom Vacar
November 30, 2023

Experts say the best time to by a new car is from October through December due to year-end deals and incentives. This year, electric cars will be high one that list.

There is no doubt we will all see ever-increasing numbers of electric vehicles on the roadways. But two issues have come up for those yet to buy or lease, This relatively new and evolving technology: weight and reliability.

About two weeks ago, a Tesla went off a residential street in San Mateo, plowed through two parked cars, vaulted a swimming pool and smashed into the kitchen of this house. The vehicle weighed about 5,200 pounds.

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