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Friday, November 16, 2018

The electric drive market in the U.S. achieved an important milestone in October 2018, reaching one million sales of plug-in vehicles. Click here to view EDTA's Electric Drive Sales Dashboard.
 
In less than a decade, an entirely new value chain has been established in this country and the benefits reach across multiple segments of the economy. The work is not done but this achievement marks a crucial step toward advanced mobility that enhances both our energy and economic security.
 
EDTA applauds the innovation...Read More

Thursday, August 2, 2018

“Electric drive is an essential tool to boost energy security, economic growth and reduce transportation emissions. Global policies and markets are advancing to capture the opportunity, with China and European nations vying with the U.S. to lead the shift toward electric mobility. 


 “The rule proposed today disregards that opportunity and would leave the environmental and economic benefits of electrification on the table. Federal policy should be reinforcing the efforts of industry and the states to help the U.S. lead in electric mobility.  


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Friday, July 13, 2018


Statement of EDTA President Genevieve Cullen

 

“The strong and growing market for electric mobility is reflected in the news that Tesla surpassed 200k electric vehicle sales with this month’s deliveries.

“We applaud Tesla’s achievement and the record sale numbers of the industry as a whole. Electric car offerings are diversifying to meet their drivers’ needs and the market is poised to expand well beyond the four-dozen other electric drive models available today.

“The federal tax incentive for plug-in vehicle purchases is helping to grow this...Read More

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Electric Drive Transportation Association
NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jake Styacich, jstyacich@electricdrive.org, 202-408-0774 ext. 307


November 16, 2017

STATEMENT FROM GENEVIEVE CULLEN, PRESIDENT OF EDTA, ON HOUSE TAX REFORM LEGISLATION

“EDTA is disappointed that HR 1, the tax reform legislation passed by the House today, includes repeal of the credit for plug-in vehicle purchases and we call on the Senate to continue to support this investment in innovation. With intense competition from China and other nations, it is critical...Read More

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Electric Drive Transportation Association
NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jake Styacich, jstyacich@electricdrive.org, 202-408-0774 ext. 307


November 9, 2017

STATEMENT FROM GENEVIEVE CULLEN, PRESIDENT OF EDTA, URGING THE SENATE TO RESTORE TAX CREDIT FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

“EDTA is encouraged about the bipartisan support that has been demonstrated in both the House and Senate for the plug-in vehicle credit. While HR 1 continues to include premature termination of the credit, we applaud the Senate Finance Committee’s reported decision to leave...Read More

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Reuters

The South Korean automaker is planning to launch an electric sedan under its high-end Genesis brand in 2021 with a range of 500 km (310 miles) per charge. It will also introduce an electric version of its Kona small sport utility vehicle (SUV) with a range of 390 km in the first half of next year.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Denver Post

City officials on Wednesday said 300 charging stations for electric vehicles will be set up around metro Denver over the next two years. They’re also looking at changes in the city building code to encourage installation of more charging stations near proliferating apartments and condos.

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