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Another roadblock to the EV transition: personal politics

Another roadblock to the EV transition: personal politics
President Joe Biden checks out the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning truck at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2022. (Image: HUM Images via Getty)
The Wall Street Journal
By Mike ColiasOn paper, Robert Olson is a prime candidate to buy an electric vehicle. The retired Arizona engineer loves cars, has owned hybrid vehicles and has the means to pay the premium for an EV. And he owns two petrol-powered cars, including a Porsche, that he could use for longer road trips. But Olson is turned off by electric cars. He thinks their potential to help the climate is overstated, and he resents the Biden administration’s pro-EV policies.  “It is being pushed down our throats,” said Olson, who...

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