Musk Says Biden’s EV Policy ‘Controlled by Unions’: Code Conference

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration was not the friendliest and its electric vehicle policy appeared to be controlled by labor unions. Speaking at a tech conference in California, Musk was critical of a White House summit on electric vehicles in August to which automakers other than Tesla were invited. “(They) didn’t mention Tesla once and praised GM and Ford for leading the EV revolution. Does that sound maybe a little biased?,” Musk said during a panel discussion at the Code Conference in Beverly Hills. “Not the friendliest administration, seems to be controlled by unions,” he added. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Biden in August signed an executive order aimed at making half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 electric, and was joined by executives of General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., and Stellantis. …Read More

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