Many of older used vehicles are now shipped to other countries, where the local economies support a healthy used car market: As the West surges toward electric cars, here’s where the unwanted gas guzzlers go

Thus, replacing a perfectly good ICE vehicle with an EV results in an increase in carbon emissions, considering the total lifetime emissions of manufacturing, operation, transport overseas and resale, and then continued use of an older, less fuel efficient vehicle, in other countries, where gas is cheap.

When most Americans (a wealthy country compared to much of the world) cannot afford EVs, what does that mean for EV affordability and access in most other countries?