14 Mar '17, 1pm

Who's killing the electric car?

Who's killing the electric car?

It's déjà vu all over again and the fossil forces and state governments gang up on the nascent industry Remember the movie, Who killed the electric car? It may well be time for a sequel, because it appears that the forces of fossil fuel evil are at it again. This time, it is primarily State governments, which had been providing economic incentives to electric cars. But according to Hiroko Tabuchi in the New York Times , those incentives are drying up and are even turning into new fees. Today, the economic incentives that have helped electric vehicles gain a toehold in America are under attack, state by state. In some states, there is a move to repeal tax credits for battery-powered vehicles or to let them expire. And in at least nine states, including liberal-leaning ones like Illinois and conservative-leaning ones like Indiana, lawmakers have introduced bills that would l...

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Who's Killing the Electric Car?

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