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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #150 on: May 04, 2024, 04:45:11 PM »
So she was expecting to be trapped in a hot car for only 24 minutes?
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #151 on: May 04, 2024, 04:53:37 PM »
So she was expecting to be trapped in a hot car for only 24 minutes?

It said it would take 4x15 minutes
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #152 on: May 04, 2024, 08:59:04 PM »
Stupid people are stupid, in other news, water is wet.

Actually I suspect she's not stupid,  but is a liar, and saw a chance to get TikTok famous and went for it.

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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #153 on: May 05, 2024, 01:22:19 AM »
Teslas cutting 10% of it's workforce
Tesla is reporting it first decline in sales in nearly 4 years.
and did any one hear about an arson attack while is mentioned in the article on one of it's factories?

'There is nothing I hate more': How Elon Musk delivered news that 10% of Tesla's global workforce of 140,000 would be axed to keep the EV maker 'lean and hungry for the next growth cycle'
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13310433/Elon-Musk-tesla-memo-hate-more.html

Yeah. Nothing says expanding production more than eliminating 10% of the work force.
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #154 on: May 05, 2024, 01:27:25 AM »
Not the Babylon Bee

Pro tip: Do not update your Teslas's software while sitting in a parking lot in the hot sun.
Then says she was stuck in the car the whole time despite them having manual door handles.  :facepalm:


Tesla owner left horrified after getting stuck in her car as temperature hits 103 degrees when she tried to update its software in Chick-fil-A parking lot
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13382795/tesla-driver-trapped-updating-cars-software-tiktok.html

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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #155 on: May 05, 2024, 05:57:06 AM »
Stupid people are stupid, in other news, water is wet.

Actually I suspect she's not stupid,  but is a liar, and saw a chance to get TikTok famous and went for it.

She saw a chance to get TikTok famous by showing how stupid she is.
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #156 on: May 05, 2024, 08:16:40 AM »
She saw a chance to get TikTok famous by showing how stupid she is.

Yes. That's how Tik Tok works.

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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #157 on: May 05, 2024, 08:42:50 AM »
Yes. That's how Tik Tok works.

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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #158 on: May 06, 2024, 03:30:32 AM »
Can anyone explain to me how using the manual door release to manually release the door could in any way damage the car?

Just looking at her photo you can see that the two brain cells she has are lonely, and not likely to ever meet up to create a coherent thought.
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #159 on: May 11, 2024, 12:55:58 PM »
Hertz charging a customer $277 refueling fee to put gas into a returned rented Tesla. They do have a recharging fee for $35 but he returned it with a 98% charge the same % as when they rented it to him so it doesn't apply to him. The company is standing their ground saying the refueling service was provided.  :facepalm:

Here's Steve Lehto

Gotta Love Hertz!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoVzMRKwXK8
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #160 on: May 11, 2024, 12:59:06 PM »
Lots of stories out there about Hertz ripping off customers.  Read one recently where they lost a decent sized corporate contract because of this behavior.
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #161 on: May 11, 2024, 01:53:50 PM »
Lots of stories out there about Hertz ripping off customers.  Read one recently where they lost a decent sized corporate contract because of this behavior.

Aren't they the ones (most) guilty of charging customers with car theft when they actually returned the car as agreed?
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Re: EVs not ready for prime time?
« Reply #162 on: May 11, 2024, 01:54:58 PM »
Aren't they the ones (most) guilty of charging customers with car theft when they actually returned the car as agreed?

Steve Lehto even brings that up in the video
They reported cars stolen while continuing to rent them out. If a renter got pulled over while driving one and the police checked the tags they were arrested for having a stolen car. Hertz was like sorry about your luck have a nice day.
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