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TT 207: Salt and Pepper Vegan Leather

TT 207: Salt and Pepper Vegan Leather

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TESLA,THE STOCK & EV STORIES“Hey SIRI, what’s Tesla’s stock price?”
HEY ALEXA, What’s Telsa’s Stock Price?
  UPDATE graph:Shell powers up plans to install 50,000 Ubitricity EV charge points 
(Paid content, I did not sign up for, who put this in?) Looks like Big Oil is diversifying into powering EVsWill they deploy fast chargers? Something useful for folks on the run, not Level 2 (30 miles of range per hour) disguised as fast charging?Will it be a reliable network?Will they charge a reasonable fee?
U.S. Democrats propose dramatic expansion of EV tax credits that favors Big Three (pg 282)
The Bill’s DetailsThis is in the House Ways and Means Committee and has come out of committee and will most probably change. No cap per manufacturerMust be able to plug in (HYBRIDS INCLUDED? Blah!) and:“which is propelled to a significant extent by an electric motor which draws electricity from a battery which”Phases out in Dec 31, 2031Credit at point of sale (Yay!)Income limit (under $800k joint/$400k/yr income (NET?)) then phase out loses $200 of credit for every $1000 over 800/400kVehicle Price Limit (less than 14 Gross Vehicle Weight)$55k for Sedan$69k for SUVs$74k for pickups$64k for vans2&3 wheeled Vehicles$4000 (additive)Thru 2023 for any EV with 7khwThru 2031 10 kwhRequires US final assembly after 2026$3500 (additive)2023 - Battery Capacity above 40kwh2031 - Battery Capacity above 50kwh$4500 (additive)“Domestic Assembly”“The term ‘domestic assembly qualifications’ means,with respect to any new qualified plug-in electric vehicle, that the final assembly of such vehicle occurs at a plant, factory, or other place which is operatingunder a collective bargaining agreement negotiated
by an employee organization (as defined in section
12(c)(4)), determined in a manner consistent with section 7701(a)(46).” 
Congressional Comments
Rep. Dan Kildee tells reporters it's a "possibility" they will change the union provision of proposed EV tax credit legislation if there's another way to reward companies w/ very high labor standards. "It's been a difficult path" to find a compromise "but we'rSupport the show (
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Udgivelsesdato: 24/9/2021 17.00.00


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