Here’s the latest reader question, along with my reply!
Bernard asks: Audi just announced that they will let go 7,500 employees in Germany. So much about the success of EV cars and the bashing of their great diesels. And they still have the nerve to talk about developing more EVs. Some learn it, some never do.
My reply: But it is a success… from a different point-of-view. Fewer workers means fewer checks to cut each week; lower health care and retirement costs, too. And EVs – being much more expensive – mean more checks being cashed… by Audi.
Well, that’s the idea.
But how it works escapes me – unless the government plans to front EV buyers the 30-50 percent difference between an IC car and an EV. If not, then driving will become a luxury for the Inner Party elites only.
Which I suspect is exactly the plan.
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