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The EVs on display are mostly stalking horses for production cars, but none of them is ready for sale today.
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STALKING HORSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stalking horse for English Language Learners
: someone or something that is used to hide a true purpose; especially : a candidate for a political office or position who has no real chance of winning but is being used by a political party to weaken the support for an opposing party, to find out if another candidate might be successful, etc.
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