October 21, 2020
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Gov. Newsom’s call to produce only EVs by 2035 runs into a wall: Roadshow

Q: Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to produce only electric cars by 2035 will not work for poor people. Not only do auto manufacturers and dealers mark up electric cars to an insane level above their cost (last time I shopped, it was a $6,000 to $8,000 premium), but all the savings have to be paid upfront in the form of the inflated price of a new car and is a handicap for poor people. This is just another case of class warfare in California.

P.O.

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A: Today, we hear from those skeptical that the 2035 change will work.

Q: Hah! Talk about toeing the party line. I was amused by Gov. Newsom’s call to produce only electric vehicles by 2035. Where pray tell, will those gigawatts come from? The mythical land of Oz?

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