Ron DeSantis revealed one dirty secret about electric vehicles that is hurting everyone

Feb 16, 2024

Electric vehicles are plagued with a growing list of problems.

One of the biggest is flying under the radar. 

And Ron DeSantis revealed one dirty secret about electric vehicles that is hurting everyone.

The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report came in hotter than expected, confirming that inflation is still lingering.

The biggest jump of any category in the CPI was motor vehicle insurance which came in at a 20.6% increase year-over-year.

The surging cost of car insurance is crushing many consumers already struggling with the rising cost of living.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis revealed who he thought was the culprit for car insurance rates skyrocketing.

“You look at things like auto insurance,” DeSantis said. “Yes, we have had major supply problems over many years for autos that impacts the ability to repair. But then I think these EVs are a lot more expensive to repair, and I think that impacts those rates as well.”

The car insurance rates are significantly higher for electric vehicles because of the expensive repairs, DeSantis cited.

According to U.S. News & World Report, the cost to replace the battery in an electric vehicle can run anywhere from $7,000 to nearly $30,000.

Replacement parts on electric vehicles run more expensive than their gasoline-powered counterparts.

And to get that work done is going to cost more money because there are fewer mechanics trained on how to do the specialized service electric vehicles require.

During his Presidential campaign, DeSantis blamed left-wing policies for driving up the cost of insurance.

“I think you have a lot of movement to things like ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and climate change and stuff which is causing these policies to be more expensive, which I don’t think is a legitimate way to do it,” DeSantis said at a December campaign event in Iowa.”

“But I think I’m concerned about this ESG, I’m concerned about them trying to say climate change and everything because that’s going to make some of these things very, very expensive if they’re pricing in all these things that very well may not happen. And that’s new from where we were 20 or 30 years ago,” DeSantis added.

The green energy movement and the climate change agenda by Democrats are making everything more expensive for consumers and lowering the standard of living.

Electric vehicles cost more money, are less dependable, and can’t travel as far as their gasoline-powered equivalents.

DeSantis Daily will keep you up-to-date on any developments to this ongoing story.

 

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