CEI’s Marlo Lewis is cited in the Daily Caller on the state of the American auto industry:
“Considering the losses and layoffs we’ve already seen, the effects on the auto industry could be devastating,” Marlo Lewis, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the DCNF. “Millions of middle-income households are already priced out of the market for new motor vehicles.”
“The California standards have a huge impact,” Marlo Lewis, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the DCNF. “Both the [Environmental Protection Agency] in its proposed greenhouse gas motor vehicle standards and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its proposed corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards cite California’s [zero-emission vehicle] mandate as driving vehicle electrification in the U.S. Moreover, under Clean Air Act Section 177, other states may opt into California’s ZEV and [greenhouse gas] standards — if those policies are lawful in the first place, which of course California and its state and federal agency allies claim is the case.”
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