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Tesla share crash amid Republican bid to kill off electric car tax break

Oneman2Many

That is the case with most of these 'subsides'. Solar panels is another case, you need to be able to invest in panels in the first place which means the people who receive the subside would have done without it in the first place.

In both case of electric cars, the argument could be that it helps kick start infrastructure changes that will be required before a mass rollout.

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