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Friday, June 28, 2019

EDTA Urges Senate to Support Extension of Electric Drive Tax Credits
EV Trade Association Joins Letter, Sends Comments to Senate Finance

Washington, Jun 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

EDTA today submitted a statement to the Senate Finance Committee supporting an extension of all electric drive tax credits, including the 30B credit for fuel cell electric drive vehicles, the 30C credit for alt fuel infrastructure and the 30D plug-in electric drive vehicle credit.

This statement is in addition to a letter signed by EDTA and 51 other...Read More

Thursday, June 20, 2019

EVS33 to take place June 14-17, 2020

Portland, Ore., Sep 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Today, the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) and Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that the 33rd International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS33) will be held in June 2020 and hosted in the City of Portland. The announcement was made during the annual Roadmap Conference organized by Forth.

“Our association has selected Portland to host EVS33 and we are excited, along with our collaborators for this event, including Forth, to gather the electric...Read More

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Latest installment of EDTA's Leader Series at National Press Club

Washington, DC, Jun 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Who: The forum will bring together electric vehicle industry leaders, policymakers and journalists covering transportation, energy, the environment and policies that impact the EV value chain.

What: This is the latest installment in EDTA's Leader Series exploring topics related to the electrification of transportation. See below program.

Why: Participants will explore how electric transportation will...Read More

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Washington, DC, Jun 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Genevieve Cullen, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), today issued the following statement in support of the Driving America Forward Act, introduced by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Gary Peters (D-MI). A companion measure was also introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05). 


“EDTA applauds Senators Stabenow, Alexander, Collins and Peters, as well as Congressman Kildee and the many cosponsors...Read More

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Washington, DC, Jan 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- “Incentives that promote electric drive are working as intended – to ensure the nation continues to lead in transportation efficiency and innovation while enhancing our energy and economic security.

“Electric drive technologies bolster the economy throughout the U.S. supply chain while helping consumers save energy dollars. At this time of intense global competition from China and other nations, our national policies should advance our leadership position in the market. 

“Critical policies include reinforcing...Read More

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.  

“...Read More

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