US automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles
WASHINGTON - Declaring the U.S. must "move fast" to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade.
Biden wants half of all auto sales to be electric vehicles by 2030. Is it enough to meet climate goals?
Electric vehicles made up only 2% of passenger car sales in 2020. But by the end of the decade, the Biden administration wants the share of zero-emission vehicle sales to jump to 50%.
Biden pledges 50% of US car sales to be electric by 2030 | DW | 05.08.2021
US President Joe Biden has vowed to make 50% of all vehicles sold in the US "zero-emissions" by 2030, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.
Biden to aim for 50% electric vehicles by 2030 with industry support | CBC News
U.S. President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Thursday aimed at making half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles and will propose new vehicle emission rules to cut pollution through 2026, the White House said.
Biden sets goal for 50% of new US vehicles to be electric by 2030
Joe Biden is setting a goal for half of all new US vehicle sales to be electric by 2030 while also tightening pollution standards for cars and trucks, in a barrage of action aimed at reducing the largest source of planet-heating gases in America.
At big White House electric car event, Tesla gets left off guest list - Silicon Valley Business Journal
President Joe Biden is inviting several automakers to the White House on Thursday as he sets 2030 as the target year for electric vehicles to account for half of all new car and truck sales.
Biden reveals lackluster new EV policy, no plans to phase out gasoline
On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced that by 2030, half of all new cars and light trucks should be zero-emissions vehicles-a mix of battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid EVs, and hydrogen fuel cell EVs.
President Biden is expected to announce a goal of 50 percent electric vehicle sales by 2030.
The White House said on Thursday that it was aiming for half of all new vehicles sold by 2030 to be electric powered, portraying the shift to battery power as essential to keep pace with China and to fight climate change.
Biden wants half of new cars sold in 2030 to be hybrid or all-electric
President Biden wants 50 percent of all new cars sold in the United States in 2030 to be all-electric, plug-in hybrid, or hydrogen-powered - a goal he will lay out in an executive order later today, according to senior administration officials.
Biden and carmakers to announce goal of 50 percent 'zero emission' cars by 2030
President Biden on Thursday will announce plans to make 50 percent of new cars "zero emission" by 2030 - coupled with sweeping new efficiency standards for cars that still use petroleum.