When Koch Industries needs a study to cast doubt on the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs), where does it turn? Unsurprisingly, to an industry-funded study mill that infamously produced a key report defending the tobacco industry that was deployed by Philip Morris in the 1990s, and which has since published studies commissioned by the LNG industry, the coal industry, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading “Koch-Commissioned Study Aims to Kill Electric Vehicle Tax Credit”
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”