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Michael Grunwald: The climate solution that’s horrible for the climate

Corn ethanol and soy biodiesel accelerate food inflation and global hunger, but they’re also a disaster for the climate and the environment.
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G.M. and Stellantis paid $364 million in fuel economy fines

General Motors and Stellantis paid a combined $363.8 million in penalties for failing to meet federal fuel-economy standards for cars and trucks they produced in previous years, according to federal government documents posted last week.

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Europe frets U.S. battery factory subsidies will hurt, not help

The European Union is trying to assemble the building blocks to produce electric cars, but subsidies are luring companies to the United States.
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In Norway, the electric vehicle future has already arrived

About 80 percent of new cars sold in Norway are battery-powered. As a result, the air is cleaner, the streets are quieter and the grid hasn’t collapsed. But problems with unreliable chargers persist.
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Biden’s climate tax breaks are popular, driving up law’s cost

A law to boost clean energy appears to be more potent than predicted, with big implications for both budget talks and efforts to fight climate change.
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Electric vehicle tax credit rules create ‘chaos for consumers’

Buying an electric car has become much more complicated because of restrictions on which models qualify for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500.
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In China, a big auto show returns to a country that has gone electric

The Shanghai auto show, the largest in China since before the pandemic, had one theme: The dominance of electric vehicles in the world’s largest car market is here to stay.
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