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Stateside Podcast: It's electric! The future of EVs for Michigan roads and automakers

An electric car charging in a parking lot.
Michael Flippo - stock.adobe.com
An electric car charging in a parking lot.

On the Stateside Podcast, we dug into a charged debate that's gaining more traction in Michigan: Are electric vehicle drivers paying their fair share of road use taxes? Plus, a look at how industry giants like Ford are taking financial losses now in hopes of stealing some EV market share from Tesla down the road.


  • Lester Graham, reporter, The Environment Report
  • Phoebe Wall Howard, automotive reporter, Detroit Free Press

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Music in this episode byBlue Dot Sessions.

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Ellie Katz joined the Stateside team as an intern in September 2022.
Rachel Ishikawa joined Michigan Public in 2020 as a podcast producer. She produced Kids These Days, a limited-run series that launched in the summer of 2020.