Norway Puts Its Foot Down On Lexus' Misleading 'Self-Charging' Hybrid Ads: 'This is a Pure Lie'
Norway’s Consumer Authority has put its foot down on Toyota’s ads for the Lexus NX, deeming the campaign for the "self-charging hybrid" crossover as misleading. Many people complained about Toyota’s ads in Norway for its hybrid compact vehicle, with some stating that the company's pitch was a "pure lie."
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Some basic questions that may help.
- What is an electric vehicle (EV)?
- What is a plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV)?
- Is the Prius an electric car?
- Can electric vehicles self-charge?
- Can I hire an EV?
- Are plug-in vehicles dependable?
- Can electric cars drive far enough to be practical?
- How long does it take to charge a plug-in car?
- Is plugging in a hassle?
- Where do you recharge a plug-in vehicle?
- How much does it cost to charge a plug-in vehicle?
- Can you charge two cars at once at a ChargeNet station?
- Aren't plug-in cars expensive?
- Which charging station should I buy?
- What about hydrogen cars?
- Is the quiet nature of electric vehicles a hazard?
- Do plug-in vehicles emit electromagnetic radiation?
- Does it make sense to put solar panels or wind turbines on an EV?
- Can I charge a plug-in car with solar or wind power?
- Where do batteries end up? In landfills? Or recycled?
- How often do you have to replace the batteries?
- Will plug-in cars lead to more coal or gas power plants?
- What about pollution?
- What are the regulations around charging equipment?
- Do we have enough Rare Earth Metals for EVs?
- What if my question is not answered here?
- Doesn't the electricity to run an Electric Car generate as much pollution as petrol?