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Robinette Hood: Here’s How Biden’s EV Agenda Will Take From The Poor And Give To The Rich

Robinette Hood: Here’s How Biden’s EV Agenda Will Take From The Poor And Give To The Rich By NICK POPE President Joe Biden’s massive electric vehicle (EV) agenda will subsidize the lifestyles of America’s well-to-do while hitting average people the hardest, economists and auto market analysts told the Daily Caller News Foundation. The Biden administration […]

Papa Pete Demands We Quit Clinging to Our ‘Religion’

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2024/04/09/papa_pete_demands_we_quit_clinging_to_our_religion_1023966.html By Duggan Flanakin April 09, 2024 Remember the American love for the open road? That paean to American freedom built on the automobile, but made possible by highways that also enabled trucks to deliver goods to just about any location quickly and safely? Hot cars are still popular today, as evidenced by the fact […]

African nation becomes ‘first country’ to outlaw entry of gas cars!  EVs only! Ethiopia announces plans to ban import of gas-powered vehicles ‘to reduce its output of planet-warming pollution’ — But only 54% of people have ‘access to electricity’

https://www.thecooldown.com/green-business/ethiopia-ban-on-gas-vehicles/ By Kaiyo FunakiApril 6, 2024 Ethiopia announced earlier this year its plan to ban the import of all non-electric automobiles, becoming the first country to outlaw the entry of internal combustion engine vehicles. Electrek noted that specifics were scant but that the resolution served as a win for the nation’s environmental impact and economy. […]

Former AG William Barr’s free market group sues California over EV truck mandate

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/former-ag-bill-barrs-free-market-group-sues-california-over-ev-truck-mandate By Thomas Catenacci Fox News A free market business group whose legal arm is led by two-time former U.S. Attorney General William Barr has filed a federal lawsuit against California over its climate regulations for phasing out diesel-powered heavy-duty vehicles. The American Free Enterprise Chamber of Commerce – which was launched in 2022 to fight government regulations – filed […]

Biden EPA’s Electric Truck Mandate Is ‘Truly Insane’ – Cost of electric 18 wheeler is ‘two to three times’ price of diesel rig – ‘Conversion would never take place unless forced by government mandate’

https://dailycaller.com/2024/04/03/david-blackmon-biden-epas-electric-truck-mandate-is-truly-insane/ By DAVID BLACKMON In their continuing quest to electrify the U.S. automotive fleet against the clear will of the American people, the zealots in the Biden administration rolled out their new requirements related to heavy trucks on Good Friday. Amazingly, they did it in a way that will make the mandates even more expensive […]

CNBC: ‘Entire automotive industry has been rethinking plans for electric vehicles’ – Ford to delay all-electric SUV, truck to focus on offering hybrid vehicles across its lineup by 2030

https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/04/ford-to-delay-all-electric-suv-to-focus-on-hybrid-vehicles.html By Michael Wayland Ford Motor is delaying production of an all-electric SUV and pickup truck. The automaker is instead focusing on offering hybrid options across its entire North American lineup by 2030. Ford says it will continue to invest in EVs, but the shift comes as the entire automotive industry has been rethinking plans […]

Eight states plan to ban gas-powered cars by 2032: Morano: ‘This is a controlled demolition of the American auto industry, & our freedom of movement’

Marc Morano of the Climate Depot says this is similar to a past totalitarian state. “Back in East Germany…they made it where people could only drive one kind of car…the United States government through the EPA and these states…are bypassing democracy to replicate what they did in East Germany,” he says. “There was no vote in Congress…this is a controlled demolition of the American auto industry, and our freedom of movement,” he says. “They have about the same carbon footprint, or higher…they limit your freedom of movement…and they require a federal charging grid, which is opposite of the gas grid…which was de-centralized,” he says. “A centralized grid will bring the ability of the government to shut down charging stations nationwide the next time we have shutdowns over some real or imagined crisis.

Toyota Executive casts shade on Biden’s ‘EV transition’: EVs are ‘only 8%’ of U.S. cars sold. ‘A majority of the people buying EVs right now are buying it as an extra vehicle in their [personal] fleet’ 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-ev-transition-likely-to-take-longer-than-the-biden-administration-would-like-toyota-exec-131514263.html By Pras Subramanian Given the state of the electric vehicle transition in the US, EV skeptic Toyota may be having the last laugh. In 2021 and 2022, most large automakers were trying to transition as fast as they could to an electric vehicle future. Toyota (TM), one of the behemoths of the industry, dragged […]

‘We’re slamming the brakes on the Biden administration’s politics’: Federal court strikes down Biden’s climate rule for states

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/federal-court-strikes-down-bidens-climate-rule-for-states By Thomas Catenacci Fox News A federal district court has overturned the Biden administration’s climate rule that required states to track and set reduction goals for greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles on highways. In a sweeping judgment late Monday, Judge Benjamin Beaton of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky ordered the Federal Highway Administration […]

A Stolen Tesla Reportedly Ran Out of Battery During a Car Chase – Police knew it only 15 miles of range left so they waited for EV to stop then arrested thief

https://www.roadandtrack.com/news/a60342971/stolen-tesla-ran-out-of-battery-during-a-car-chase/ BY FRED SMITH Generally speaking, it is not a good idea to lead police on a chase through Los Angeles in a stolen car. This is doubly true in a modern EV, which is very likely to have extensive tracking measures and other protection against thefts. A stolen EV also comes with another risk: It […]