Trump’s Misleading Claims About Electric Vehicles and the Auto Industry

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
From The Left

In a speech at a Michigan auto parts plant, former President Donald Trump distorted the facts about electric vehicles and the U.S. auto industry.

Trump said President Joe Biden “has dictated that nearly 70% of all cars” made in the U.S. must be “fully electric” in 10 years. The administration cannot mandate how many cars must be all-electric. It proposed new emission standards, and how the industry meets the new rules is up to them.

We found no support for Trump’s claim that the proposed rules would kill 40% of...

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