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SCE quadruples rebate offer for pre-owned EVs to $4,000
https://www.greencarcongress.com/2021/1 ... 3-sce.html

Southern California Edison (SCE) is offering a $4,000 rebate to income-qualified customers who buy or lease pre-owned electric vehicles.

SCE has been offering a $1,000 rebate through its Pre-Owned EV Rebate program to residential customers who purchase or lease a used EV. Now the electric company has quadrupled this rebate amount for those who either live in a state-designated, income-qualified household or who are enrolled in certain state or federal income-assistance programs.

SCE has been offering rebates to its customers for new and used EVs since 2017. Earlier this year, the utility extended its program for used EVs to lend a hand to more cost-conscious customers seeking to go electric. Federal and state government programs also offer rebates and other incentives to lower the cost of buying new electric cars.

The Pre-Owned EV Rebate program is available to first, second and third owners or lessors of pre-owned EVs. By overcoming one of the key barriers to EV ownership—affordability—the program aims to stimulate EV adoption.

Up to three EVs at each SCE customer address can receive rebates. Those applying for the higher rebate amount will be asked to provide information proving that they qualify.

The Pre-Owned Rebate is funded by the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program.
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Re: Government subsidies/perks/mandates for EVs

I really don't understand the logic for subsidizing purchase of used BEVs. So long as the subsidy for new BEVs remains in place, that effectively depresses the price of used BEVs at the same time.
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Re: Government subsidies/perks/mandates for EVs

Don't confuse politics with rational reasoning.

On the other hand, when I bought my Leaf a new one (with rebates) was less than the price for a used one. Maybe this is an attempt to address that disparity.
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Re: Government subsidies/perks/mandates for EVs

oxothuk wrote: Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:11 am I really don't understand the logic for subsidizing purchase of used BEVs. So long as the subsidy for new BEVs remains in place, that effectively depresses the price of used BEVs at the same time.
Not everyone can afford a new car, and that applies even more to BEVs. To get wide adoption of EVs, you need them to be experienced by all segments of the automotive market, not just the more affluent.
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Re: Government subsidies/perks/mandates for EVs

goldbrick wrote: Wed Dec 08, 2021 1:21 pm Don't confuse politics with rational reasoning.

On the other hand, when I bought my Leaf a new one (with rebates) was less than the price for a used one. Maybe this is an attempt to address that disparity.
I think that’s because not everyone has enough tax liability to fully use the credits.
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It sounds like the Build Back Better bill is now dead. No new Fed tax credits.
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danrjones wrote: Sun Dec 19, 2021 11:18 am It sounds like the Build Back Better bill is now dead. No new Fed tax credits.
It's really no more Dead than it was last week. They will be trying again in 2022.
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LeftieBiker wrote: Sun Dec 19, 2021 11:56 am
danrjones wrote: Sun Dec 19, 2021 11:18 am It sounds like the Build Back Better bill is now dead. No new Fed tax credits.
It's really no more Dead than it was last week. They will be trying again in 2022.
https://www.npr.org/2021/12/19/10656367 ... etter-plan

They can try but I don't think they'll get Machin on board with his latest remarks.
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This isn't the end, any more than any of his other remarks were the end. He's looking for some Awful "compromise" like coal subsidies.
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Based on his comments that Bill is likely dead. So you will need a new bill he supports and finalize and pass it before the mid term elections. Whether fair or not, I see the democrats loosing the house at that time.

That sounds like a lot of time but it really isn't.

Ironically it is GM and Tesla buyers this hurts the most.


Maybe Tesla needs to open a factory is West Virginia....
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