Auto dealers are telling Biden to stop forcing Americans into electric vehicles, especially when EVs have 79 percent more problems, writes Maggie Hroncich of The New York Sun. She continues:
Despite thousands of dollars in tax credits, manufacturer rebates, and national calls for more green energy, the Biden administration’s electric vehicle push isn’t resonating with consumers.
That’s the latest according to a letter this week to President Biden from 3,882 dealerships, calling on the president to “tap the brakes on the unrealistic government electric vehicle mandate” as electric cars sit on their lots for months without being sold.
The letter cites Biden administration regulations that “would essentially mandate a dramatic shift to battery electric vehicles (BEVs), increasing year after year until 2032, when two out of every three vehicles sold in America would have to be battery electric.” […]
Pew Research polling data this summer showed that 50 percent of American adults said they are not too likely or “not at all likely to consider purchasing an EV.” Pew found that “Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents, younger adults, and people living in urban areas” were the most likely to say they would purchase an EV.
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