Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Financial Source ReportFinancial Source Report

Tech News

EVs still have major quality problems, and it’s mostly about the software

Illustration of electric vehicles charging
Image: Hugo Herrera / The Verge

One of the big selling points you hear for electric vehicles is that they require less maintenance than traditional gas-powered vehicles. No oil changes, less gunk, fewer moving parts — that sort of thing.

But EVs are essentially giant computers on wheels. And since when have you known any computer to be problem-free?

JD Power’s latest quality study is out, and it’s not looking good for EVs. And in some ways, it’s not a surprise. Like in past versions of the survey, battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles performed worse than their gas equivalents in just about every repair category measured by JD Power.

JD Power measures quality based on reported problems per 100 vehicles of a particular brand. According to the survey, people who…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

“Caius Gracchus” Babeuf came to Paris in 1790 and imbibed the revolutionary atmosphere. Five years later, he founded the secret Conspiracy of the Equals.

Tech News

Image: FromSoftware Playing Erdtree was a lesson in humility I needed. Continue reading…

Tech News

I can’t afford an actual house in this hellish economy, so a virtual one will have to do. | Image: Snap Snapchat Plus subscribers...

Tech News

Photo by Getty Images Car dealerships hamstrung by outages following two cyberattacks against CDK Global in June might finally be able to use their...

Copyright © 2023 All Rights Reserved.