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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will sign an executive order Thursday that sets a target for zero-emissions vehicles to account for half of all automobiles sold in the U.S. by 2030, according to senior administration officials....The president will sign the order with executives from Ford, GM and Stellantis on hand as well as leaders from the United Auto Workers union as a display of their support for the efforts....The Environmental Protection Agency will also announce they're unwinding former President Donald Trump's rollback of near-term fuel efficiency and emissions standards....Biden to sign executive order targeting half of all vehicles sold in U.S. to be zero-emissions by 2030 (msn.com)

 

Long awaited, much needed. It's the beginning of change...massive change yet we should be getting used to it after the last 18 months.

 

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The standards come as Biden has made electric vehicles a major priority in his $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that the Senate is taking up this week. The proposal includes $7.5 billion in electrical vehicle charging stations and another $7.5 billion for electric buses. It would also allocate $6 billion in battery supply chain and battery-pack manufacturing and helping factories expand capacity to produce electric vehicles.

Separate from the White House announcement, auto companies also plan to unveil their own goals to achieve sales between 40 and 50% of annual U.S. volumes in electric vehicles for 2030. 

 

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Welllll.........it looks like we have a ways to go.....

‘Powerful signal’: Biden’s infrastructure bill sends message to China (msn.com)

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The bill proposes spending $7.5 billion to create a national network of public electrical vehicle (EV) charging stations to “address the climate crisis and support domestic manufacturing jobs.” The U.S. currently has a total of 42,000 public EV charging stations, compared to China’s 1.68 million. The Chinese total reflects a failure to reach a 2020 target of 4.8 million EV stations.

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The bill also directs $65 billion to create high-speed broadband internet access nationwide. Those funds are designed to address the absence of broadband internet in rural American communities. In contrast, Chinese state media announced in 2019 that 98 percent of the country’s rural communities had access to fiber optic or 4G broadband internet service.

China poured more cement from 2011-2013 than the U.S. did in the entire 20th century....Numbers from the National Bureau of Statistics show that China spent about $8 trillion on infrastructure investment in 2020. The U.S. spent $146 billion in federal money over the same period.

 

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President Joe Biden has billed the $1 trillion infrastructure investment package under consideration in the Senate as critical to keeping the U.S. ahead of China. In February, he told senators that Beijing’s infrastructure investments were far outpacing Washington’s, and warned that without similar investment, “[China is] going to eat our lunch.”

 

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