Posts Tagged ‘electricity infrastructure’

Government Needs Volte-Face on Electric Car Incentives


Monday September 10th, 2012   •   Posted by Lloyd Billingsley at 10:51am PDT   •   8 Comments

Electric cars have been around for more than 100 years but now the federal government “incentivizes” them, as politicians like to say. Electric vehicles (EVs) purchased in 2010 or after may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. (The credit amount varies based on the capacity of the battery.)…
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$7.5 Billion in Electric Car Subsidies Is Pure Waste


Wednesday March 23rd, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 8:51pm PDT   •   1 Comment

Margo Thorning writes in the Wall Street Journal, “Pull the Plug on Electric Car Subsidies: They are costly and don’t do enough to protect the environment,” that the flow of taxpayer money into subsidizing plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) is economically and environmentally harmful, a waste, and should be ended now. There are a lot…
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