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Zero Net Fifty

Nov 2020

So GM backpedaled on support for Trump’s climate regulation goals. Does the news really matter?

November 30, 2020

If you’ve been following the ongoing struggle between California and the Trump administration, then you likely took note of GM’s announcement before Thanksgiving that the automaker is backing away from the support it gave Trump in the legal battle over California’s right to set fuel efficiency standards different from federal standards. But were you left wondering what the bigger meaning of that announcement is for the transportation sector, and what the future of those standards will be in the U.S. Listen to Joel Stronberg’s take on the GM announcement and the EV market, and how they fit into the plans of President-elect Joe Biden. Plus, get insight into more plans from the coming Biden administration and what the administration’s immediate challenges will be as it executes the plan to bring the U.S. back into the Paris Agreement.