Stossel: The Inconvenient Truths About Electric Vehicles

  • Sales of electric vehicles are booming and some left-wing states have moved to ban gas-powered cars altogether.
  • But John Stossel says the idea of phasing out gas-powered vehicles is just “magical thinking.”
  • He notes some inconvenient truths about EVs. They’re such a small fraction of the global vehicle fleet that they won’t substantially impact oil use.
  • Also, people forget that you need to burn natural gas and coal to recharge EV batteries.