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Thursday, September 5, 2019

September 5, 2019 – Washington, DC –


The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) is using the trade group’s 2019 Innovation Agenda to emphasize policy opportunities Congress should focus on as it returns from summer recess.  The Innovation Agenda, available for download on the association’s website, details policy and regulatory solutions that members of the cross-industry group have agreed are essential to speeding the advance of electric drive mobility and the United States’ leadership in it. 

EDTA’s membership includes vehicle and...Read More

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Shape the future of your industry on a global scale

The 33rd Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS33) will assemble global leaders from industry, government, and academia in Portland to explore and examine the technical, policy, and market achievements in advancing the electrification of transportation.

BE A PART OF THE PROGRAM - SHARE YOUR RESEARCH AND EXPERTISE. Submit an abstract and let us know what you would discuss during the event.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Ready to amp up your brand?

In less than one year, the 33rd Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS33) will be electrifying, innovating, and mobilizing the industry of transportation electrification. Join us and the excitement as EDTA presents industry advancements and "firsts" to a diverse global audience.

Make sure your brand is present in Portland, and capture the imagination of thousands of leading industry stakeholders! We invite you to download the 2020 Partnership and Exposition Prospectus, where you’ll find truly innovative visibility options that can accommodate any...Read More

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Join us June 14-17, 2020 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Organized and hosted by the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), the 33rd Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS33) will assemble global leaders from industry, government, and academia in Portland for a unique program, including a major trade show, juried paper presentations on the latest electric drive technologies, Forth Roadmap 13, as well as educational and networking opportunities.

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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