Hannah Northey of E&E News reports on the Biden administration’s EV rule.
- The EPA’s new tailpipe emissions rule would force a phase out of gas-powered vehicles and transition to EVs.
- Consumer choice, not government mandates, should determine what vehicles consumers drive and operate.
- Importantly, the U.S. is reliant on China for the rare earth minerals that are needed to power EVs.
- Instead of essentially mandating the use of EVs, the administration should lower barriers that hinder private sector innovation which would make these vehicles cheaper and rare earth minerals more accessible.
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