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When the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed last fall, much was made about the revamped electric vehicle tax incentive structure for new car purchases. Specifically that buyers would be eligible for up to a $7,500 rebate. But legislators also added language to the law that would create incentives for used EV sales. Naturally, this facet of the policy was largely ignored. That said, the used car market is typically around double that of new sales, meaning the rules for used EVs outlined in the IRA will have major implications for the country’s transition to an electrified auto fleet…eventually.
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The gaming industry’s annual expo is headed back to the Los Angeles Convention Center for one more year.

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After three years without an in-person event, the annual E3 video gaming convention will finally return next year—though it remains to be seen whether it will come back to its usual home in Los Angeles.

In an interview with the Washington Post on Tuesday, Entertainment Software Association (ESA) president and CEO Stan Pierre-Louis said the conference organizer plans to stage E3 as an in-person expo in 2023. However, Pierre-Louis was not drawn on whether the event would return to Downtown’s Los Angeles Convention Center, where it has been held since 1995.

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