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EVs have 79% more reliability problems than gas cars, says Consumer Reports – Ars Technica

EVs have 79% more reliability problems than gas cars, says Consumer Reports – Ars Technica

 

EnlargeGetty ImagesWidely accepted wisdom has it that electric vehicles are easier to maintain than those with internal combustion powertrains. It seems intuitive—EVs have many fewer moving parts than cars that have to detonate small quantities of hydrocarbon fuel thousands of times a minute. But the data don’t really bear out the idea. In fact, according to data collected by Consumer Reports, EVs are significantly less reliable than conventionally powered cars. CR is known for buying cars for its own test… 

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