EV Adoption Is Being Threatened By Bait & Switch. It Has To STOP

From Transport Evolved.

Earlier this week, Chevrolet confirmed that deliveries of its Blazer EV were soon to begin, with the first examples going to customers being the 2024 Blazer EV AWD RS.

But at the same time, it quietly confirmed that the 1LT variant, a version that it had said would retell from $45,000 before incentives, was dead on arrival, making the 2LT the most affordable Blazer EV.

The problem? It’s far more expensive than the 1LT was meant to be, and it’s indicative of a wider problem in the EV world.

Let’s discuss it…


00:00 – Introduction
01:14 – The Problem With Promises
02:24 – Blazer EV bait and switch
04:25 – GM’s done this before (as have others)
05:02 – This is bad for EVs
05:39 – It puts people off buying an Ev NOW
06:30 – It creates bad reputations
08:09 – Profits Vs. Innovation and Parts
10:37 – Even we’re subject to it
11:17 – Affordability Issues
12:57 – Blazer EV Price Calculations
15:34 – There are more ‘affordable’ models, but they’re higher priced, too.
16:12 – The Wrong Priorities
18:27 – Thanks, and Goodbye!
20:01 – Classic Mac Segment

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Script: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield, Kate Walton-Elliott
Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Editor, Colorist: Michael Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023

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