Someone else, besides me (!) noticed the oddity of building huge EVs with huge batteries and pretending this is energy efficient:

Bigger batteries, longer range, heavier trucks… these are not the hallmarks of the sea change the auto industry is trying to sell us on. Its evidence in support of the old adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” We’re swapping bad stuff, like tailpipe emissions, for other bad stuff, like everything involved in the mining, refining, and manufacturing of an EV battery.

An auto CEO came very close to saying the right thing about heavy EV batteries (