Surprisingly, it seems that some people are still unaware that Tesla dashcams are capable of recording when vehicles are parked.
In the subreddit r/PublicFreakout, a Reddit user shared fury-inducing images of a woman in Toronto appearing to pilot one of the automaker’s electric vehicles after sunset.
“Just why?” wrote one commenter.
“This is just stupid,” another person said.
Tesla vehicle owners have been reporting cases of vandalism to their electric vehicles for several years. In November, a San Diego woman and her son returned from a medical appointment to find scratches on their car.
The motive was unknown in this case, although misinformation on climate issues may contribute to a misunderstanding or fear of people’s ecological choices, the rolling of coal in unsafe ways by others apparently expressed their displeasure.
The increased adoption of electric vehicles, driven in part by tax incentives available in the United States under the Inflation Reduction Act, has provided a glimmer of hope as the world seeks to reduce its reliance on dirty energy, including oil, gas and coal.
Gasoline vehicles produce carbon pollution that has been linked to overheating our Earth and respiratory problems like asthma, but electric vehicles’ tailpipes are emissions-free, making them more eco-friendly vehicles. the planet which also save their owners money in the long term. interview.
Although there is still work to be done – and is being done – to support the continued transition to electric vehicles, the Economic Policy Institute estimates that more than 150,000 jobs could be created in the auto sector in 2030 thanks to vehicles. if a number of factors improve. in place.
It’s unclear why the woman in the latest video decided to damage someone else’s property, but Redditors seemed to agree that her actions were not excusable.
“Can people just leave other people’s property alone? Mind your own business,” one person wrote.
“I’m not a big fan of Teslas but I wouldn’t go as far as vandalizing them, it’s pretty pointless to vandalize someone else’s property out of anger or hatred,” said another.
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