By on May 10, 2021

General Motors is asking the federal government to reset the federal EV tax credit system, effectively requesting a personal favor. As one of the first manufacturers to get an electric vehicle to market that people actually wanted to buy, GM hit the 200,000 cumulative EV sales cap in 2018. While customers could still get money back through April of 2020, the automaker exhausted its allotment of $7,500 subsidies before most of its rivals.

Now it wants to see the government press the reset button on the program under a pretext of fairness. GM executives are claiming that companies investing in electrification shouldn’t be handicapped by not getting additional money from taxpayers. It seems anything but fair, frankly. Though it should be said that all-electric models have a poor track record in terms of profitability. The Chevrolet Bolt certainly didn’t make any money, however, GM CEO Mary Barra has said new versions of the model will be capable of turning a profit.  (Read More…)

By on November 18, 2009

Want to do your bit for the environment, like ride a bike or take the bus? You loser! Buy an Audi instead! [headline explained here]

Recent Comments

  • Dman: The 190e debuted in December of 1982. Unless someone at GM had inside knowledge of the upcoming product from...
  • EBFlex: “A Giuliani Administration would be a lot closer to Trump’s.” So….amazingly effective, low...
  • conundrum: Better aerodynamics on the Cybertruck? I guess that’s why aircraft fuselages come to a peak 40% of...
  • EBFlex: So how long will this take to see the road (after the production delays, having to hold then in a dirt lot...
  • ttacgreg: My Venza’s radar cruise control is useless except in gridlocked crawl and go traffic where it is...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber