Depending on how many stupid liberals there are, Sergio may have to drop the price in order to sell enough to meet the mandate--and lose even more. One would hope that sooner or later the technology would permit a competitive vehicle--without subsidies. Of course, the govt plan is for fossil fuels to become so expensive that the 500e is competitive. At that point the "rebounding economy" will be in full flower, right?
Of course, the govt has yet to require the vehicles to be amphibious, on account of rising sea levels.