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The General Motors 2023 Sustainability Report — Mixed Results, Several Disappointments

General Motors has released its 2023 Sustainability Report, a sleek and glossy 84-page, feel-good publication that showcases the company’s commitment to work toward its carbon-neutral goals. The report highlights GM’s initiatives to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption, forge strategic partnerships to enhance supply chain sustainability, and support the development of … [continued]

BlueOval City, Ford's electric vehicle and battery manufacturing campus in West Tennessee, begins production in 2025, and will be home to Ford’s second-generation electric truck, codenamed Project T3, and will be capable of producing 500,000 EV trucks a year at full production. Site shown as of March 10, 2023. Photo courtesy of Ford.

More Than $100 Million to Support American Auto Workers & Small Auto Suppliers

Actions announced during the Vice President’s nationwide Economic Opportunity Tour build on the Administration’s historic investments in the auto sector to ensure U.S. leadership in the clean vehicle future Today, as part of her Economic Opportunity Tour, Vice President Harris will join Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, Acting Secretary of … [continued]

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How Can We Expose More Consumers To EVs?

There is a direct relationship between the time US consumers spend with an electric vehicle (EV) and their desire to purchase one. On the other hand, over one-third of US consumers haven’t had the chance to get up-front-and-personal with an EV. It’s clearly time to expose more consumers to EVs … [continued]

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Want To Sell More Electric Vehicles? Let The Salespeople Drive Them — Literally

Many automotive dealerships, which sell the majority of new vehicles, are not prepared for the electric transition. Auto salespeople as a general rule seem not to know much about electric vehicles (EVs), so their ability to generate EV sales is commensurately lower than their internal combustion engine (ICE)-powered vehicle sales. … [continued]