As part of President Biden’s goal for 50% of all new vehicle sales to be electric by 2030, the White House is calling for investment from all public and private sectors, including community and defense groups, to dedicate resources and make commitments. are actively supporting this historic transition to electric vehicles (EVs), according to a White House statement.
“We encourage your organization to share details about any new or not-yet-publicly-announced activities your organization is doing in support of America’s EV Transition. We will highlight submissions on a rolling basis beginning Friday, March 24. The EV Acceleration Challenge places four categories:
Tools and Resources: Develop tools or interactive resources that will help consumers, businesses, or state, regional, tribal, or local governments understand and access EV incentives and make informed new and used car plans and electric purchase options.
Consumer Education and Support: Increase awareness among the public, and especially among groups with current low rates of EV adoption, of how EVs work and the benefits they offer.
Expansion of the electric vehicle fleet: increasing the penetration of electric vehicles in public and private fleets.
Community charging: Expand access to electric vehicle charging in commercial and multi-family settings.
Organizations large and small can commit, including: automotive manufacturers and suppliers, technology companies, marketing and sales companies, retail owners, non-profit organizations, philanthropic organizations, trade associations, state/local/territorial/tribal governments, schools and colleges; community and neighborhood organizations.
Examples of potential compromise include, but are not limited to:
Commitment I: Tools and Resources
Commitment II: Consumer Education and Support
Commitment 3: Expansion of the electric vehicle fleet. The state plans to purchase an additional 500 electric vehicles by 2023. The company is committed to making its vehicles 2030% electric.
Commitment 4: Community Collection
The university is committed to tripling its public L2 positions by 2030.
The business association proposes an industry goal to improve L2 vehicle access to multi-family homes in the communities it serves.