[Oeva-list] CBS gets a BS flag

Greg Long greglongoregon at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 15:23:52 PDT 2012


Nick, interesting....

Is there a respected authority who would get a wide audience
addressing the segment's flaws? Elon Musk is a rock star right now,
with the success of SpaceX's historic flight of the unmanned Dragon
capsule to/from the International Space Station (ISS). (Musk is CEO of
both Tesla Motors and SpaceX).

Best regards,

Greg Long
Social Media Editor / Network Administrator
ExploreMars
greg.long at exploremars.org
http://exploremars.org
Twitter: @exploremarsgreg


On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Nick <nickgaladay at msn.com> wrote:
> This past Saturday CBS evening news aired a feature segment on how EVs just
> weren’t going to make it..  They cited the recent recall, high price and
> weak market for the newly released Fisker Karma (no mention of the Leaf),
> it’s expensive, and implied unwise, federal subsidies, and oh yes, it’s
> batteries catch fire too.  And then, it doesn’t end there either.   A123 got
> a gob of cash from the feds.  Of course these clueless stalking horses for
> the petroleum industry introduced the segment by calling the Karma another
> failed “hybrid”.  Now isn’t there some industry advocacy organization,
> perhaps Plug-In America, who can expose and call the likes of CBS, with a
> loud clear voice, on such blatant propaganda?  This CBS piece was
> particularly egregious.
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> http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57445738/electric-vehicles-fall-drastically-short-of-obamas-1-million-goal/?tag=showDoorFlexGridLeft;flexGridModule
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