Amending national and local building codes to accommodate upgrades and retrofits for EV infrastructure, Transportation Network Company (TNC), and rideshare deployment.
Support adoption of mobile machinery (including freight and port infrastructures, as well as construction, mining, and agricultural equipment), which represents a growing opportunity to electrify hard-to-reach segments of the transportation sector.
Making rural EVSE deployment an allowable expense under USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) financing could allow other federal programs and incentives to be considered part of the grantee’s cost share and should support small business and on-farm vehicle electrification.
Repealing the 12% federal excise tax on zero-emission trucks will set a clear market signal and incentivize public interest.
Advocating for modernization of the retail process, including the ability to offer fixed and uniform pricing, simple online reservations, and direct deliveries.
Pursuing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Environmental Protection Agency and the Departments of Commerce, Energy, Transportation, Interior, and State to encourage a whole-of-government approach to addressing critical mineral supply chain issues.
Strengthen America’s EV supply chain and ensure a secure supply of strategic critical minerals. Reduce permitting timelines while upholding high social and environmental standards.
Engaging with Environmental Justice organizations to amplify job training, and workforce opportunities will grow the EV economy and distribute well-paid jobs throughout the United States.
Establishing federal EV battery labeling, collecting, and recycling best practices will advance the development of a circular supply chain.
Encourage states to adopt the Advanced Clean Truck (ACT) Rule and Advanced Clean Cars II (ACCII) Rule standards.
Working with key partners to provide educational materials (white papers, webinars, one-pagers) that will help state DOTs fully utilize available funding.
Continue to provide guidance and thought leadership to policymakers on the National EV Infrastructure (NEVI) and Community Grants Charging Program. Lead efforts to educate the public about the benefits of domestic production and consumer incentives.
Continue to provide guidance and thought leadership to policymakers and stakeholders regarding the impacts of the IRA on EV adoption. Lead efforts to educate the public about the benefits of domestic production and consumer incentives.
Continue to advocate for a rapid transition to a 100% electrified fleet.
Require that all federal capital projects incorporate EV charging.
Direct GSA to require the use of EVs as part of the U.S. Government Rental Car Program. Driving EV rentals will provide a key source of vehicles for the secondary market in the short and medium terms.
Advance the development of stringent LDV and MHDV fuel economy and GHG standards to incentivize transportation electrification.