Koch Industries is calling for the elimination of tax credits for electric vehicles, all while claiming that it does not oppose EVs and inviting the elimination of subsidies that the petroleum conglomerate and its industry peers receive. Continue reading “Koch Industries Lobbies Against Electric Vehicle Tax Credit”
Americans For Prosperity, a political advocacy network funded a the Koch brothers, recently launched a campaign to support President Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency and automobile emissions standards.
Through social media feeds of the many AFP state chapters, the group is promoting a petition to “Repeal Costly Obama-era Fuel Standards.”
A coalition of thirty conservative free-market advocacy organizations—the majority of which have clear ties to Charles and David Koch through their funding or leadership—have sent a letter to House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) urging that Congress halt any expansion of the electric vehicle tax credit, or scrap it entirely. Continue reading “Koch-Funded Groups Again Speak Out Against Electric Vehicle Tax Credits”
Electric buses are replacing existing diesel-fueled fleets at an accelerating rate, and the transition to battery-powered buses is outpacing even the most optimistic projections. In this light, it should come as little surprise that commentators and organizations with ties to the Koch network and the oil industry are attacking a transportation option that yields fewer fossil fuel profits and cleaner, healthier air for people and planet. Continue reading “A Koch-Fueled Attack on Electric Buses Picks up Speed”