‘Car enthusiast’ Biden posts an electric car promotion, but uses a photo of a gas car

Tram Ho

President Biden – who describes himself as a “car enthusiast” – said electric cars give him “many reasons to be optimistic about the future” . But funny enough, Biden’s tweet was accompanied by an image of a gasoline-powered car.

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Screenshot of President Biden’s Twitter.

The US New York Post reported that at the Detroit Auto Show on September 14, President Joe Biden first sat on a $105,000 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 gasoline car and tried to start the engine. Then he got into an electric Chevrolet Silverado EV that costs $39,900. Mr. Biden also viewed a $47,000 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car.

Then, President Biden switched to another brand: he drove a Cadillac Lyric electric car worth about $ 63,000 around the showroom and joked to reporters on the scene: “Get in the car and I will take you to Washington.”

After driving the electric Cadillac Lyric, Mr. Biden appreciated the gasoline Chevrolet Corvette again.

“This is a nice car, but I like the Corvette,” Biden said.

It is worth noting that President Biden is calling on the American people to give up gas cars and strongly promote electric cars. However, at the Detroit Auto Show, he praised a gas-powered car.

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Mr. Biden sits in a Chevrolet Corvette Z06 at the Detroit Auto Show. Photo: AP

What’s more, after the tour, President Biden posted on Twitter, still the usual electric car promotion, but the image under the tweet is the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 petrol car that he used to show his attitude. clear favorite at the Detroit Auto Show.

Mr. Biden wrote: “You all know I am a car enthusiast. Today I visited the Detroit Auto Show and saw electric cars with my own eyes, giving me many reasons to be optimistic about the future. our.”

President Biden’s tweet has attracted the attention of the online community.

A netizen commented, “A car enthusiast like you doesn’t even know it’s a petrol car.”

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Screenshot of a netizen’s comment on Twitter.

Social media account RNC Research of the US Republican National Committee also chimed in: “Car enthusiast” Biden is mistaken again, this is not an electric car.

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Snapshot of RNC Research’s commentary.

The American car magazine “Road and track” reported that, in April, Chevrolet said that it would build an all-electric Corvette Z06, perhaps the staff in charge of President Biden’s Twitter page did. misunderstood that the car was an electric car, so I posted this photo by mistake.

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At the Detroit Auto Show, President Biden test-drives the Cadillac Lyric electric vehicle in the showroom. Photo: AP

The Associated Press reports that the Biden administration is aggressively promoting the electric vehicle industry, hoping to establish an electric vehicle supply chain in the United States.

Last month, President Biden signed the inflation-lowering bill, and one part of it stipulates that the US government will give US consumers a $7,500 tax credit to buy new electric vehicles.

In addition, the infrastructure law that President Biden signed last year also has content to promote the electric vehicle industry. The act will allocate $5 billion over five years to help US states roll out networks of electric vehicle charging stations.

At the Detroit Auto Show on September 14, President Biden also announced approval of $900 million in infrastructure funding, which will be used to build charging stations for electric vehicles on the system. 53,000-mile national highways in 34 states and Puerto Rico.

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