Because sitting on the side of the road with dead batteries sucks. Paying five times the amount for the privilege sucks even more (Ok, I embellished a LITTLE). Who is vetting these articles?
I know, it sounds brash, but the statements pretty much sum up the situation. I would love a solution, just come back with one. At present, EV's present more problems than they solve (Economical, Infrastructure, Engineering, Safety....).