Here are highlights from the latest episodes of 'Daily Drive', Automotive News' weekday podcast, Jan. 9-11, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker.
“As one dealer told me, they’re totally confused.” -- Audrey LaForest, reporter covering government in Washington for Automotive News, on the unanswered questions surrounding new federal electric vehicle tax credit rules
“Effectively, many schools now can have a free electric vehicle. So the government has put their money where their mouth is.” -- Tim Reeser, CEO of Lightning eMotors, on federal subsidies for electric school buses
“Everybody knows how much a gallon of gasoline costs, and they know roughly how far you can go on a gallon of gasoline. When it comes to EVs, most people don’t know what a kilowatt-hour is, they certainly don’t know how far they can go on a kilowatt-hour, and they probably don’t know how many kilowatt-hours will fit inside their EV tank.” -- Doug Betts, president, automotive division at J.D. Power, on the company’s new EV Index and challenges to EV adoption
Listen to these and other shows at autonews.com/dailydrive.