Here are highlights from the latest episodes of 'Daily Drive', Automotive News' weekday podcast, Aug. 8-10, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker.
"What we see in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 ... is one of the most interesting, sophisticated and aggressive efforts in industrial policy that has been made outside of the People's Republic of China in the last three or four decades."--Levi Tillemann, vice president of policy and international outreach for Ample
"I think we forget sometimes, or at least we underappreciate the fact, that you kind of need to know what the next six to 10 months are going to look like so that you can have your ducks in a row. And that's what they're lamenting, is the fact that it's been so hard for the last two years to see through the fog."--Lindsay Chappell, Automotive News news editor, on concerns by automotive executives and analysts that it is becoming more difficult to accurately forecast
"Tesla has this trajectory that a lot of people said, there's just no way. There's just no way people are going to buy that many EVs. ... And what has happened is, they have just kept executing this plan."--Laurence Iliff, Automotive News reporter, on the latest electric vehicle registration numbers and Tesla's growth in market share
Listen to 'Daily Drive' at autonews/dailydrive.com