Full Title: How to Talk About Electric Vehicles
Author(s): Emily Becker and Ellen Hughes-Cromwick
Publisher(s): Third Way
Publication Date: September 29, 2023
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For most Americans, the mention of EVs conjures images of protected forests, composting, recycling, maybe a few affluent families who can afford to upgrade to a Tesla.
That’s a huge problem. These associations have allowed the far right to seize on EVs as a symbol for out-of-touch liberals trying to force a political agenda on working class families. They’ve become a cultural issue. And by continuing to present the benefits of EVs as exclusively environmental, the left is feeding that argument.