25 Mar '15, 4pm

Is Petroleum Subsidized More Than The Electrified Vehicle Industry?

Is Petroleum Subsidized More Than The Electrified Vehicle Industry?

Critics of plug-in vehicle subsidization observe consumers and manufacturers get favorable treatment over the conventional vehicle space and while arguably true, one might also ask how things compare to what the oil industry receives year after year. More pointedly, one could also ask whether accusations against alternative energy subsidization are a byproduct of vitriolic politics in a country without a unified energy policy yet with a long history of subsidizing all sorts of industries and special interests. But it’s clear that producers – automakers, battery companies, others – and consumers alike are eligible for federal and in cases state and local incentives, tax breaks, subsidies, and more. What’s been elusive is quantifying or qualifying actual costs for plug-in vehicles versus the incumbent petroleum-based industry. With U.S. gas prices now relatively lower, and n...

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