The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal and Chris Talgo are joined by Isaac Orr and Robert Bryce for episode #310 of the In The Tank Podcast. The ITT crew talk about why electric vehicles are lame and why the public policy pushing for mass adoption is wrongheaded and disastrous.

CotAE – Robert Bryce: It’s time to unplug the hype over electric vehicles
https://www.americanexperiment.org/robert-bryce-its-time-to-unplug-the-hype-over-electric-vehicles/

CEI – Would More Electric Vehicles be Good for the Environment?
https://cei.org/news_releases/new-cei-paper-asks-would-more-electric-vehicles-be-good-for-the-environment/

Forbes – Toyota To Launch Hydrogen-powered Prius And Corolla In 2023
https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterlyon/2021/08/29/toyota-to-launch-hydrogen-powered-prius-and-corolla-in-2023/?sh=4e2398252fa1

Yahoo Money – 1 in 5 electric vehicle owners in California switched back to gas because charging their cars is a hassle, research shows
https://money.yahoo.com/1-5-electric-vehicle-owners-164149467.html

Green Car Reports – California heat waves prompt alerts about EV charging habits, energy conservation
https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1132685_california-heat-waves-prompt-alerts-about-ev-charging-habits-energy-conservation

CEI – California’s Rolling Blackouts Cast Further Doubt on Electric Vehicles’ Future
https://cei.org/blog/californias-rolling-blackouts-cast-further-doubt-on-electric-vehicles-future/

Green Car Reports – How will California get to all-electric by 2035?
https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1131024_how-will-california-get-to-all-electric-by-2035-it-starts-by-breaking-down-barriers

Los Angeles Times – Editorial: For the sake of the planet, don’t remove California’s governor
https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2021-08-30/newsom-recall-climate-change

WSJ – GM’s Chevy Bolt Recall Casts Shadow Over EV Push
https://www.wsj.com/articles/gms-chevy-bolt-recall-casts-shadow-over-ev-push-11630246736?redirect=amp#click=https://t.co/i8ubXx8iEL

Forbes – GM’s $1.8 Billion Chevy Bolt Recall Shows Why Automakers’ EV Rollouts Could Be ‘On Fire’
https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertbryce/2021/08/22/gms-18-billion-chevy-bolt-recall-shows-why-automakers-ev-rollouts-could-be-on-fire/?sh=5b2a9d1a5f14

Minnesota Reformer – Reliability problems stall transition to electric buses
https://minnesotareformer.com/2021/08/31/reliability-problems-stall-transit-agencies-transition-to-electric-buses/

Bloomberg Law – States Adopt California Car Rules Amid National Standards Debate
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/environment-and-energy/states-adopt-california-car-rules-amid-national-standards-debate

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  1. Taras Coolidge
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