Congress should end electric car subsidies, not expand them

From The Hill By Liam Sigaud, opinion contributor — 11/27/18 02:00 PM EST The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill In 2008, in an effort to coax more Americans into buying “green” vehicles, the federal government instituted the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit. By law, the EV…

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Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

From Reuters Ha Ha.  21 in California~ctm Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The “great majority” of solar cells being produced at Tesla Inc’s factory in upstate New York are being sold overseas instead of being used in the company’s trademark “Solar Roof” as originally intended, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly over…

IRS Will Stop Handing Out Subsidies To Tesla Buyers In 2020

From The Daily Caller 3:20 PM 12/14/2018 | Energy Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor The Treasury Department announced it would phase out electric vehicle subsidies for Tesla buyers at the beginning of 2019, and by 2020, those tax subsidies would completely disappear. It’s an announcement the Treasury Department’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be making…

Fair trade for thee, but not for me

 Imagine what a Tesla or wind turbine would cost if the Left followed its own “principles” Paul Driessen “Nobody wants to buy something that was made by exploiting someone else,” Ben & Jerry’s and Fair Trade co-founder Jerry Greenfield likes to tell us. Let’s hope he doesn’t drive an electric vehicle, doesn’t use a laptop…

Global EV and related climate alarmist colossal messes

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin EVs have been hyped by the climate alarmist renewable energy activist crowd as an effective approach for reducing greenhouse gas emissions regarding transportation energy consumption, which for many nations is a large portion of their total energy use. EVs are fundamentally energy handicapped due to the low energy density of…

Tesla battery, subsidy and sustainability fantasies

More subsidies from exhausted California taxpayers cannot compensate for hard realities Paul Driessen The first justification was that internal combustion engines polluted too much. But emissions steadily declined, and today’s cars emit about 3% of what their predecessors did. Then it was oil imports: electric vehicles (EVs) would reduce foreign dependency and balance of trade…