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Monday, May 15, 2023

Glaring electric car problem exposed after man’s tyre goes flat

Brooke Rolfe  May 10, 2023

An Australian driver has revealed a glaring problem with electric vehicles after finding himself stranded on the side of the road when one of his tyres went flat. Eddy May was driving home in his electric Mercedes-Benz EQC-400 on Sunday just before midday when his rear left wheel deflated, leaving him and his wife stranded on the side of the road in Adelaide.  Making use of an in-car customer service offered in the luxury model, he pressed a button and spent five minutes on the phone with Mercedes about the tyre.

“I’ve spoken to them, they’re sending a tow truck,” Mr May told his followers in a clip shared to TikTok. “Quick five minutes on the phone, a $200 cab charge voucher to get home, [and the] car’s going to get towed to Mercedes and the car’s going to be fixed tomorrow apparently,” he said. About 35 minutes later, the $128,000 vehicle was loaded onto a tow truck and the couple’s taxi arrived..............To Read More...

My Take - So, they were impressed with the service?  Remarkable.  There's no spare in these electric cars because they're full of batteries, and there's no room for a spare. Remarkable.  And this nitwit would most likely buy another one.

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