EV charging stations will get a boost from the infrastructure package

Nov 17, 2021
The bill devotes $7.5 billion to Biden's goal — having half a million charging stations nationwide within a decade.
An electric vehicle charging station in Southern California. The Biden administration hopes the nation will have half a million of these facilities by 2030.
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Electric vehicles' share of market rapidly growing

Oct 1, 2021
More choice in the EV market is among the factors boosting consumer demand.
Tesla EVs charging. The range of electric vehicle models is expanding, and the government is trying to spur the growth of the market.
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Where will we charge all those electric vehicles of the future?

Sep 9, 2021
President Biden wants to build half a million charging stations in the U.S. by 2030. But will most users be plugging in their cars at home?
The Biden administration is pushing for greater adoption of electric vehicles.
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What will the Chevy Bolt recall mean for the electric car market?

Aug 23, 2021
People will often accept risks posed by things they know — like gas-powered cars — but not things that are new to them.
A Chevy Bolt electric vehicle on display at a 2016 auto show. General Motors is recalling the car after at least 10 documented battery fires.
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Infrastructure bill could boost EV charging stations, but who's in charge of the stations?

Aug 12, 2021
If the measure is enacted, one question will be: who should install and maintain those stations to encourage more EV adoption?
A new electric vehicle charging station is seen near San Francisco city hall.
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How the infrastructure bill aims to tackle climate change

Aug 11, 2021
Among other ways, it would upgrade the power grid and support electric cars and public transit.
The bipartisan legislation includes funding for electric vehicle charging stations and eco-friendly public transit options.
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Biden wants half of all vehicles sold in 2030 to be electric

Aug 5, 2021
Major carmakers have already announced similar goals, even though EVs now make up just 2% to 3% of all auto sales in the U.S.
President Joe Biden is calling for 50% of new cars sold by 2030 to be electric, but the U.S. would need many more public and fast-charge stations.
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Infrastructure bill carries funding potential for clean energy

Aug 2, 2021
Federal money could be set aside for electric vehicles and charging stations. The solar industry, however, still has questions.
A new electric vehicle charging station is seen near San Francisco city hall.
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France’s budget electric vehicle looks like a toaster and is sold like one, too

Jul 21, 2021
Citroën's "mobility object" is a small two-seater — think of it as a four-wheel moped. No driver's license required.
The new all-electric urban vehicle named 'Ami' by French carmaker Citroen is taken for a test drive for the purposes of a photo illustration in the Place le la Concorde on 23 September 2020, in Paris, France. Citroen's Ami falls into the quadricycle category, and can be driven without a license in France from the age of 14.
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Plug-in vehicles might cost more upfront, but should save money in the long run

Jul 20, 2021
Electric cars can save drivers thousands of dollars on maintenance over the life of the vehicle.
Some consumers may be put off by the purchase prices of electric vehicles, but lower maintenance may outweigh those costs.
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