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Electric vehicles

US automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles

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 also wants automakers to raise gas mileage and cut tailpipe pollution between

Energy

AZ goes EV: Rate of electric car ownership relatively high in Arizona

For a mostly red state, Arizona has a lot of blue-state company when it comes to states ranked by electric vehicle ownership, according to recent government data. Arizona had 28,770 registered electric vehicles as of June, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, the seventh-highest number among states. When ownership is measured per

Energy

Joe Biden’s Billion-Dollar ‘If You Build It, They Will Drive’ EV Charger Strategy

American taxpayers subsidize electric vehicles (EVs). American politicians hold press conferences promoting electric cars, too. But the one thing almost nobody in the U.S. is prepared to do? Actually drive them. Of the more than 276 million vehicles registered in the United States, fewer than 1.5 million are plug-in electric vehicles and another 5.4 million are hybrid electric. That’s less than

State

Arizona efforts to boost electric cars get so-so grades in new reports

Arizona got middling scores in two new national reports on states’ efforts to boost the number of electric vehicles on the road, which advocates say is proof that the state has a long way to go. Arizona finished 24th and 25th, respectively, in the reports by the group Plug In America and by the American

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