• Joe Manchin is trying to derail the EV tax credit he helped craft

    12 days ago - By The Verge

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    West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin introduced a new bill that would halt the current electric vehicle tax credit until strict new battery requirements are put in place. It's the latest move by the conservative Democrat to limit the government's ability to incentivize car buyers to shift to less polluting vehicles.
    Manchin, who had a hand last year in crafting the EV tax credit that was included in the Inflation Reduction Act , placed the blame on the Internal Revenue Service for blowing past its December 31st, 2022 deadline to release...
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