Federal Leadership

Biden Infrastructure Package Embraces Electric Vehicle Future

The ‘American Jobs Plan’ unveiled Wednesday puts forth a substantial investment in vehicle electrification, charging infrastructure, and consumer incentives.

March 31, 2021

Washington, D.C. – The Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) commends President Biden’s American Jobs Plan for prioritizing many of the hallmark policy proposals outlined in the coalition’s policy platform, which seeks to accelerate the United States’ adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

“The plan put forward by President Biden today demonstrates the leadership necessary to drive a swift and equitable transition to electric transportation,” said ZETA Executive Director Joe Britton. “From consumer incentives to substantial investments in federal fleet electrification and building out a robust nationwide charging network, this package prioritizes many of the policy proposals ZETA has been advocating for in order to foster an advanced electric vehicle sector.”

The first-of-its-kind, industry-backed coalition was also pleased to see the plan include an emphasis on supply chains viewed as critical in ensuring the U.S. is positioned to lead the automotive world in transportation electrification. “ZETA looks forward to working with the Administration and Congress to ensure these critical priorities are adopted,” said Britton.

ZETA recently sent a letter to the Biden Administration outlining key policy proposals to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles nationwide, including several outlined in the American Jobs Plan.

About ZETA

The Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) is a federal coalition focused on advocating for 100% EV sales by 2030. ZETA is committed to enacting policies that drive EV adoption, create hundreds of thousands of jobs, secure American global EV manufacturing dominance, drastically improve public health, and significantly reduce carbon pollution.

Contact

Joe Britton
Executive Director, ZETA
joe@zeta2030.org

Dan Zotos
Communications Director, ZETA
dan@zeta2030.org

About Us

The Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) is a federal coalition focused on advocating for 100% EV sales by 2030. Enacting policies that drive EV adoption will create hundreds of thousands of jobs, secure American global EV manufacturing dominance, drastically improve public health, and significantly reduce carbon pollution.

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