Are electric cars more prone to rust?

Rusted cars may be making a come back, with electric cars showing design problems that lead parts to rust or corrode much easier than conventional combustion vehicles. — dpa

Rusty cars on the road are a rarity these days but according to a recent automotive industry report, some modern electric vehicles are surprisingly prone to corrosion.

The car magazine Auto Motor und Sport has cited Tesla's Model 3 as a prime rust candidate, while problems have also been reported with rusty bolts on other Tesla models and the disc brakes of electrics from other brands.

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