Tesla, Uber and Rivian Teaming Up Because The World Needs More Lobbyists

Tesla and Uber aren’t the most natural of friends, but if there’s one thing every capitalist conglomerate will agree on, it’s that we just aren’t feeding enough lobbyists these days.

Fortunately, Uber and Tesla decided to right that wrong, having just announced an intent to team up in order to form a new electric vehicle consortium that will throw money at politicians with the goal of swaying them into supporting state and federal policies with a stronger focus on EV spending. Not that EVs aren’t the future – and, arguably, the present, as well – of transportation but whether the best way to pursue that dream of sustainability is to inject even more money into U.S. politics is a whole other ballgame.

Regardless, this consortium is happening, according to a joint announcement Tesla, Uber, and most U.S. utility companies made today. The new group will be called the Zero Emission Transportation Association which will commence its plainly stated lobbying efforts almost immediately.

Naturally, the coalition seems exclusively concerned with the incoming administration helmed by President-Elect Joe Biden, so the next update on its undertaking probably won’t arrive until spring as EVs definitely aren’t part of the next cabinet’s 100-day plan.

Source: https://www.cnet.com/

More from author

Related posts


Latest posts

The New Face of InkEvolved

The printer market is getting bigger and bigger by the day; printer users come across daily issues alongside the growing demand. However, unlike the...

Huawei Announces a New range of Products Running Harmony OS 2

Huawei today unveiled a new version of the HUAWEI Mate 40 Series and HUAWEI Mate X2, as well as the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series...

Google is Still on Track for Pixel Folding Phone 2021 Reveal

Following a leak in August that revealed Google was planning to release its first folding Pixel phone in late 2021, Korean industry site TheElec...

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!