In a statement made by the White House, it was reported that US President Joe Biden aims to electrify 50 percent of all new vehicle sales by 2030.
In the statement, new private and public sector investments were shared to support the US transition to electric vehicles, and it was stated that these investments are also part of Biden’s goal to promote domestic production, strengthen supply chains, increase the country’s competitiveness and create jobs.
In the statement, it was pointed out that electric vehicle sales in the country have already tripled and the number of public charging stations has increased by more than 40 percent since Biden took office, pointing out that more than 3 million electric vehicles are on the road and more than 135,000 public electric vehicle charging stations across the country. station has been reported.
Investment commitment from companies like Uber and Zipcar
Expanding the electric vehicle fleets of companies and nonprofits, including Blink Charging, National Auto Dealers Association, Pacific Gas & Electric, Uber and Zipcar, emphasizing the steps to be taken for a clean, safe, affordable and reliable transportation future. It was noted that it has made new commitments to increase consumer education and increase the availability of EV charging.
In this context, it was stated that Uber committed to reach 400 million electric vehicle miles in its applications in the USA by the end of 2023, and the car sharing company Zipcar committed to allocate 25 percent of its electric vehicles to disadvantaged communities by 2023.
Electric vehicle charging equipment provider Blink Charging has committed to investing $49 million to increase its production capacity, the White House said.
Pointing out that Amazon has launched more than 3,000 electric delivery vehicles as part of its commitment to put 100,000 electric delivery vehicles on the roads by 2030, the statement said First Student, a major supplier of school bus services, will also have 30,000 fossil fuels by 2035. reportedly committed to replacing the fuel-powered school bus with electric school buses.