Skip to comments.Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer Has A $454 Billion Proposal To Encourage America To Go Electric
Posted on 10/27/2019 3:26:15 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
In a bid to stay slightly more relevant in the midst of rapidly changing times, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer has proposed a $454 billion plan to swap traditional gas-powered cars to electric vehicles, Automotive News reports.
Not all of the $454 billion will go to consumers, though. Schumers plan includes billions in incentives for automakers to build or outfit EV factories as well as billions of dollars to improve the EV charging infrastructure.
The 29 percent of greenhouse gas emissions produced by the transportation sector does not only cover new cars, though thats whats always targetted. It covers cars, trucks, boats and air travel.
And it seems intentional that almost nowhere will break out numbers of cars versus the rest, as shipping and trucking are notoriously dirty. Globally, we know that air travel accounts for 2.5 percent of emissions while the transportation sector emits 15 percent of all carbon, but the EPA doesnt seem to offer broken out numbers.
To sum up, rather than regulate, these programs tax consumers and use that money to pay manufacturers to develop cars they should be developing already while incentivizing people to destroy perfectly good cars.
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Get bent, Chucky.
What better way to destroy America than to cripple its manufacturing and bankrupt the taxpayers.
No thanks Chuckie.
Who in Manhattan, or DC for that matter, needs a car?
Why isn’t Schmuckie doing his part for his ‘Rat Urban Utopia?
I am electric. I just went up and bought gasoline for my generator. It’s a California thing.
Big giant giveaway to the unions and the Chinese
I would not expect less from Chucky Cheese
No, not interested. Want nothing to do with this nonsense.
Like that really worked out.
It must be GREAT to “propose” trillion dollar ideas with other people’s money.
Schumers plan includes billions in incentives for automakers..
In MOST cases, if a company needs a government “incentive” to make something, there probably is not much demand for it.
Because demand would be “incentive” enough
I just drove 2000 miles on the interstates
I want Schmuckie to personally tell each and every one of the owners of those ten’s of thousands of cars and trucks I saw that they can’t have them any more
Is he up for relection next year? Must be.
“”Not all of the $454 billion will go to consumers, though””
Of course not - have to hold a million or so back for companies like Solyndra. Ask Biden and obozo about that - they know all you need to know about getting rid of money.
Yep. That cash for clunkers was a big waste.
I can only assume that Hunter Biden owns the electric car company.
Dems HATE electric power plants no matter what the fuel. Windmills and solar are expensive low capacity factor toys that consume vast resources, kill raptors by the millions, blight the landscape, and produce nothing at night or when the wind stops blowing.
Where, exactly, would we get the electricity for his ridiculous dream?
It failed the first ti,e it was tried...
You go Chuckie...
So this moron wants to build new stuff when bridges and buildings are falling down. Fix the roads and bridges first.
That spoiled, dopamine addicted ####.
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