June 15

‘ICE-ing’ trend sees trucks block Tesla charging stations

first_img ‹ Previous Next › A trend called “ICE-ing,” involving gasoline- or diesel-engined trucks blocking Tesla charging stations, may be picking up across the U.S.The prank involves the owners of the trucks purposefully occupying the space in front of a row of public Tesla Superchargers so that owners of the electric vehicles won’t be able to top up their cars’ batteries, reports the Daily Mail.The most recent case of ICE-ing drawing media attention was shared by a reddit user, Leicina, who photographed a group of young men in Hickory, North Carolina rendering a Tesla station half-useless by parking their lifted trucks in it. Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 Trucks owned by a group of young men in North Carolina block a row of Tesla Superchargers  u/Leicina / Reddit RELATED TAGSTeslaNon-LuxuryNew VehiclesNon-Luxury The men apparently yelled “F–k Tesla” and, after being kicked off the lot by an attendant from an adjacent business, tried to use their pickups to intimidate the Tesla owners nearby.Other incidents of ICE-ing have been documented in Tennessee, Texas and other states. In one case, a Tesla owner hoping to recharge their car at the hotel they were staying at for the night was nearly left stranded by two trucks blocking the Superchargers in the parking lot.RELATED “ICE-ing” has been likened by some to be an evolution of “rolling coal,” which involved owners of diesel trucks intentionally spewing excessive amounts of smoke from their vehicles’ exhausts onto nearby cars. These egregious ‘dude bro’ driving offences must stopNine states and several U.S. cities have passed laws prohibiting gasoline- and diesel-engined vehicles from parking in front of EV charging ports, including Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington. COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTScenter_img The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Trending in Canada We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. advertisement See More Videos Trending Videoslast_img

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