If you are a survival junkie like me you’ve probably searched out what will will be the outcome of an EMP Attack effects on Cars
There are multiple variable to go in this situation, like the model of car , where it is located ex: cars inside a garage might be better protected but here also the building materials of the garage are important – aluminium or concrete, these will affect the EMP attack damage.
I’ve found this interesting video from Discovery Channel on this with the test being made on a Ford Taunus that was running under the EMP. Also they keep mentioning that the gas tank was specially modified so that it does not explode – this sounded concerning to say the least.
First they tried the electro magnetic pulse on an RC hellicopter that goes dead immediatelly after the detonation.
If you watch the video you can see that the car stopped after the EMP attack and it cannot be turned back on again since some of the electronics are not working.
So yes your car can be useless in an EMP attack. This raises will be a very big issue in case of the emp bomb for all the cars/planes/hellicopters that are in the move when a potential threat strikes. This will mean all the
One thing that is sure and will make your car useless in case of an emp attack is that the gas stations will certainly not work. So with no gass available, you will be able to go as far as your ast fillup… not a preety picture.
So, what would I do?
I keep a couple of gas canisters protected, and I’ve also done some modifications to my car so that is better isolated.
I’ve learned them from this guys here.
This 2 safety mesures could help you use your car and change destination even after the EMP attack.
Stay Safe, Stay Prepared