Something is rotten in the state of Denmark … and it’s heading this way

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark … and it’s heading this way

What’s lost in this global effort to impose a “new world order” over our vehicle choices is that any attempt to ban the most reliable, efficient, and affordable engines that hundreds of millions of people rely upon will only drive up prices, stifle innovation, and inevitably further burden low-income families.

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Another EV Fantasy Hits the Road

Another EV Fantasy Hits the Road

Margaret Thatcher once noted, "The trouble with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money."  It seems EV advocates plan to keep pushing until someone yanks their access to taxpayer dollars. Hopefully that will happen before more Americans are left in the dark in order to light wealthy Americans’ EV utopian dream.

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Drive Electric Week Gets Off to a Fiery Start

Drive Electric Week Gets Off to a Fiery Start

Events on the eve of Drive Electric Week scorched the utopian illusion of “a Prius in every garage.”

On Wednesday, Toyota declared a worldwide recall of 1 million hybrid vehicles over the potential fire risk posed by faulty electrical wiring. And given the fire danger already posed by the lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles (EVs), which have been known to ignite—and reignite—at incredibly high temperatures, this recall is no joke.

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Field of EV Dreams: “If you subsidize it, they will come … but only if you subsidize it.”

Field of EV Dreams: “If you subsidize it, they will come … but only if you subsidize it.”

But the biggest subsidy Tesla enjoys is a $7,500 federal tax credit for those purchasing new EVs. Combined with various state and local subsidies, new Tesla owners in states like California can get up to $13,000 in lavish government subsidies. The problem is that about 90% of these tax credits are going to families with incomes over $100,000, which is essentially “welfare for the rich,” as one Forbes columnist described it.

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Electric Vehicle Subsidies Are Unfair Burdens for Working Americans

Electric Vehicle Subsidies Are Unfair Burdens for Working Americans

Working-class Americans are seeing their state and federal tax dollars subsidize the purchase of electric vehicles by their wealthier neighbors; their gas tax dollars covering EV drivers’ highway and HOV lane usage; and now are facing higher utility bills to help make charging more convenient for EV drivers.

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