I agree in some respects: it wouldn't be great to scrap a whole bunch of perfectly servicable cars all at once and replace them with EVs. But surely, that's not a reason to *continue manufacturing petrol cars*.
Yesterday, he decided to mansplain (can a man mansplain to another man? It certainly felt like it ...) how the engine worked whilst we were doing the "Show me" under the bonnet questions. "Here's the spark plugs - you'll probably need to replace them every 4-5 years. Here's the air filter, you'll need to replace that occasionally too, and the .... " etc etc. Yeah, OK ... you know how many components under the bonnet need regular replacement in an EV? Few to none.
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