Electric Vehicles Worse For The Environment – In The Tank #439

Published March 7, 2024
The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, and Chris Talgo present episode 439 of the In The Tank Podcast. The electric vehicle industry can not catch a break. There have been a number of stories coming out highlighting the “sluggish” sales of electric vehicles over the past few months. But now, a recent study is challenging the very idea that electric cars are better for the environment. Additionally, a massive Tesla plant in Germany was apparently the target of ecoterrorism.


NYT – 5 Takeaways From Super Tuesday: Trump Wins and Haley Exits
ABC News – Nikki Haley suspends 2024 campaign, doesn’t endorse Donald Trump
Primary Topic = Electric Vehicles Are Worse For The Environment
WSJ – Electric Cars Emit More Particulate Pollution
Daily Mail – Electric cars release more toxic emissions than petrol-powered vehicles and are worse for the environment
Emissions Analytics – Gaining traction, losing tread Pollution from tire wear now 1,850 times worse than exhaust emissions
Fox News – Stop Chinese EVs before they destroy our auto industry
CNN – How EVs became such a massive disappointment
Fortune – Elon Musk’s German Tesla plant suffers close to $1 billion in damages after attack by the ‘dumbest ecoterrorists on earth’
Davos Watch = ESG Fails in Europe
Forbes – Vote On EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Law Falls Short, March 15 Deadline Looms
Euro News – Euroviews. CSDDD: A tale of corporations hijacking the EU’s democratic process