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Not quite what I was implying, we should be subsidising new technologies that support conservation and promotion of a cleaner future rather than ford expeditions and the like which bring us nothing but waste and excess.
Ahh yes. Because we all know that the only 6000lbs vehicles on the road are SUV's driven by single occupants. Instead of a vast marjority of the vehicles in that class and qualifying for a tax break actually contributing jobs to the economy.

So the 1000+lbs of batteries in an electric car that have a limited life span are not wasteful?

My book there should be no subisidies for personal vehicle period. Let the market place decide what is a vaible product.
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