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The project’s Kate Langbroek reveals why she will NEVER buy an electric car, sparking a huge disagreement with Waleed Aly

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Kate Langbroek (pictured) said she would not buy an electric vehicle because

Project presenter Kate Langbroek has revealed why she will never buy an electric car.

Langbroek surprised his castmates on Tuesday’s episode of the talk show when he declared that he wasn’t buying the electric vehicle revolution.

“Isn’t it funny that when we don’t want something we’re supposed to want it’s called disinformation?” Langbroek said.

‘The reason I don’t have one is for information: I don’t want to have to wait four hours to charge my car.

‘I don’t have a garage. I don’t have off street parking. How am I going to charge my car?’

Kate Langbroek (pictured) said she would not buy an electric vehicle because “I don’t want to have to wait four hours to charge my car”.

Before Langbroek’s comments, the program aired reports that Tesla sales fell 44 percent in April despite a recent effort to compete with cheaper electric vehicles made in China by lowering prices.

The sales decline was not unique to Elon Musk’s company, however, as total electric vehicle sales fell five percent, despite increased popularity over the past three years.

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Waleed Aly was quick to defend EVs, describing Langbroek’s rant as a “beatdown.”

“All we’re doing is comparing last year to this year and then saying they’re down five percent… at a time of cost of living crisis,” he said.

Langbroek responded: “Well, why did we publish the story then?”

Aly seemed surprised when she admitted, “I don’t know,” before Sarah Harris suggested that a large portion of the EV target market already owned the vehicles when they were new several years ago.

‘I think the early adopters of any new technology are the first, right? “Everyone runs to it, like when the iPhone comes out,” she said.

Waleed Aly (left) described Langbroek's rant as a

Waleed Aly (left) described Langbroek’s rant as a “beatdown”, while Sarah Harris (right) suggested that a large portion of the EV target market already owns the vehicles.

Langbroek compared electric cars to CD players.

‘It’s like when my dad was with a CD player, and you know what? It turned out that he was right! Who has a CD player now?

Tesla heavily discounted its vehicles last month and its new Tesla Model Y is now $11,400 cheaper.

The Peugeot e2008 was also reduced from $63,000 to $39,990, while the price of a GWM Ora was reduced by 20 percent to $35,990.

Ahead of the 2022 federal election, Labor predicted that 89 per cent of new car sales would be electric vehicles by 2030.

However, that number has dropped dramatically, with the federal Department of Transportation admitting it could be as low as 27 percent.

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