All Posts

Forbes: Tesla’s Earnings Show Why Transportation Funding Should Go To Roads, Not EV Subsidies

A few weeks back, I wrote Tesla didn’t need another government bailout in the form of an expansion of the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit. Since then, the company announced some very impressive earnings: Tesla generated $24.6 billion in revenue in 2019 and produced a $105 million profit in the fourth quarter. Suffice it to say, the market has found its EV winner. Any additional talk about propping up this industry with taxpayer dollars overlooks the reality of the situation.

Read more

E&E News: Cleanest hybrids beat EVs on emissions — study

Hybrids largely beat out all-electrics in a new ranking of the most “environmentally friendly” cars, even as some automakers signal a turn away from hybrids for the future of their business. The scorecard, published yesterday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), found that of the 12 cars that produced the least greenhouse gas emissions, nine of them were hybrids, compared to three all-electric models. Hybrids also constituted four of the top five vehicles on the list.

Read more

Potential Waste & Fraud in the EV Payout System

A recent government investigation found that nearly $74 million in taxpayer dollars may have been fraudulently claimed by individuals who did not qualify for that money. How were they able to do to that? Through the electric vehicle (EV) payout program. Over a four-year span, U.S. taxpayers filed 16,510 tax returns that potentially claimed fraudulent taxpayer money for purchasing EVs.…

Read more

What Does the Transportation Fairness Alliance Stand For?

The Transportation Fairness Alliance is a diverse set of organizations that support a competitive and equitable transportation sector. Collectively, we represent our nation’s manufacturers, small business owners, farmers and folks who pay utility bills. The Alliance was created because there are structural flaws in our transportation infrastructure system. Our goal is to shed light on those issues to ensure all…

Read more