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The bigger issue to me is open access - we let your cars in, you let ours in. Let the market decide who's good enough to stay in the ball game.
The US can start by killing the Chicken Tax.
"Volkswagen did not just consider its clean diesels comparable to hybrids or plug-in electrics; it believed they were superior, Ms. Oge said.
“These people had religion,” she said. “And that religion was diesel. They simply did not believe in electric powertrains and thought they were a waste of time.”
“The Volkswagen management was extraordinarily arrogant. They thought they were the kings of diesel.”
While German rivals like BMW had been developing electric cars, and Mercedes-Benz — which also boycotted the announcement over concerns the rules favored American trucks — had invested in alternatives like fuel cell technology, Volkswagen had thrown its entire weight behind the promise of clean diesels."
Volkswagen Sought a Green Seal for Its Diesel Cars (NY Times)
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