EV Dream

Yet another shortcoming @Greens @NZGreens @jamespeshaw @mfe_news @JulieAnneGenter

Will @AOC @BernieSanders @SenWarren @NZGreens @greenpeace @oxfam pledge to only call electric ambulances?

Are Electric Cars Really More Environmentally Friendly?

@NZComCom raises middle digit to @jamespeshaw’s @JulieAnneGenter’s electric car dreams @TaxpayersUnion

Batteries have many drawbacks

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Recharging times on electric cars are crap @NZGreens @Greenpeace

Range of electric cars are still crap, which means frequent recharging, but @Greenpeacenz still wants to ban petrol and diesel car imports

Electric cars explained @GreenpeaceNZ

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Does @JulieAnneGenter know how much an electric car costs? @GreenpeaceNZ

The New Zealand Greens welcomed the possibility that Norway may ban the sale of petrol driven cars in 2025. From then on Norwegians may be only able to buy an electric car.

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Source: NZ electric vehicle buyers guide.

If this Norwegian policy of banning petrol cars by 2025 was repeated in New Zealand, most New Zealanders could not afford a new car or indeed any car at all. The cheapest electric car is $55,000 new and often much more. They also still have serious, indeed crippling range anxiety as the adjacent screen snapshot shows from the New Zealand electric cars buyers guide.

These type of policies from the Greens show how impractical they are and how contemptuous they are of ordinary families having a decent lifestyle, affordable cars and cheap energy. The Greens prefer ordinary people to have to scrimp and save for expensive cars that lose value quickly and do not go very far.

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