Watch this before you buy electric Car/Truck

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  1. Shackdaddy

    Shackdaddy Medium Load Member

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  3. Accidental Trucker

    Accidental Trucker Road Train Member

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    All Teslas have manual door releases. The car didn’t “lock him in”, he panicked and/or didn’t know there is a manual latch.
     
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    From the scenery, that road doesn't even look like it's in America. It belongs to some 3rd world country lol.
     
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  5. Doealex

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    Looks like some Canuck couldn’t afford his payments for his model Y Tesla to me. Just kidding!!! I always said that electric cars would be more prone to fires than regular gasoline vehicles especially in areas where they use reagents on their roads in the wintertime.
    With the increase in the number of electric cars on the road, there have been more electric car fires, according to Business Insider, which noted that the Vancouver fire was the third Tesla fire of last week.
     
  6. Ridgeline

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    yes those teslas are fire hazards, but ford, GM and fiat seem to have it beat with more in one month than all of the teslas that burned.
     
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  7. bonder45

    bonder45 Road Train Member

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    THIS IS your warning - DO NOT BUY a semi truck.

    This driver DIED because his fat ars couldn't move out of his sleeper

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  8. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    actually, Toyota cars back a few years ago, had issues with the power door locks. they would lock the doors as you put the car into drive (all my Toyotas did/do this, and they would not open, not even the manual door handle inside..!!

    then, when you put the car transmission into PARK, they are all supposed to unlock, again, ALL 4 of my past/current Toyota's do this.

    you can manually disable this feature by going into the settings, by pressing the buttons manually and forgo the automatic locking feature, but frankly i can't think of anyone that actually does this, not even me.....

    this also goes along with a new owner to............. READ THE OWNERS MANUAL...!!!!!!
     
  9. Catmando

    Catmando Road Train Member

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    How come the Presidential limo is not electric.. since we have this big green plan being pushed ??
    Or is this another 1 of the things that is marked as ... Do as I say not as I do ...things ?
     
  10. buddyd157

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    that "beast" weighs more than the Queen Mary....

    they'd need electric motors larger than the Empire State building to prevent fires..!!!!!!
     
  11. Catmando

    Catmando Road Train Member

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    And my answer to that is... Do away with all the arommment and bullet proof glass make it a convertible..lighten the the thing up some.. We are all asked to make sacrifices & cut back ..
     
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