I’m an expert mechanic who’s fixed thousands of motors – EVs are SO dumb… they’ll never last for long-haul journeys

An experienced mechanic who has repaired thousands of cars has revealed why he thinks electric vehicles are “stupid”.

Scotty Kilmer – who gives tips and advice for drivers social media – says that electric cars are not suitable for long-distance travel.

Scotty Kilmer disposed of electric vehicles in a YouTube video


Scotty Kilmer disposed of electric vehicles in a YouTube videoPhoto credit: YouTube/@scottykilmer
He said they were stupid and not suitable for long journeys


He said they were stupid and not suitable for long journeysPhoto credit: YouTube/@scottykilmer

In the footage, the car expert expressed his opinion on the low-emission car as he began to dispose of it.

He told his more than five million followers the reason why electric trucks were “not a good choice.”

Scotty hit out: “Electric long-haul semi-trucks are stupid.”

The Motors influencer says electric vehicles are “stupid” and “not designed to drive long distances.”

The expert explained that limited vehicles cannot use batteries for long journeys.

He said: “Long-haul trucks cannot use batteries. They are too big and too difficult to load.”

“Instead, hydrogen and fuel trucks will be good for the big 18-wheelers they already use in Germany and the rest of Europe.”

The clip is part of a series of videos released in which he urges drivers not to switch to electric vehicles as they are a “scam” and could even “pollute more than gasoline.”

The video has now gone viral, receiving thousands of views and over 5,500 likes from other car enthusiasts.

Users took to the comments section to share their views in support of the video.

One user said: “Scotty I’m sticking with gas like you said, I have my ’95 Nissan truck and my ’23 Toyota Camry I’m fine.”

Another added: “I have never believed in electric propulsion and I still believe that the best-selling solution will be some kind of hydrogen hybrid.”

“Because we can easily exchange hydrogen canisters and the range is better.”

But not everyone is convinced, as loyal electric car drivers disagreed, claiming that modern cars are “superior” to petrol engines.

@bossman6174 said: “I drive an electric vehicle and I think these vehicles are superior to petrol and diesel.”

“You leave them in the dust at the traffic lights. Gasoline and diesel are just painfully slow.”

At In another video, the experienced mechanic revealed why you should never buy an electric vehicle.

Scotty Kilmer went to his youtube Channel to explain the five most common electric vehicle maintenance issues and why they are so full of problems.

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Alley Einstein

Alley Einstein is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Alley Einstein joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing Alley@ustimespost.com.

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