Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

U.S. Treasury, IRS Updates Procedures for Qualified Manufacturers, Dealers, & Sellers of Certain Qualified Clean…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Procedure 2024–26 June 7 for the submission of information by qualified manufacturers of new clean vehicles and dealers and sellers of new clean vehicles and previously-owned clean vehicles. This guidance provides additional procedures for qualified manufacturers … [continued]

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NRDC Report: Cleaner Cars Drive Benefits for Health & Wallets

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The clean car policies of the Biden administration will deliver unprecedented benefits to the American people, including billions of dollars of savings, more vehicle options and less pollution, a new report from NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) shows. The report, Cleaner Cars, Fatter Wallets, compiles new and existing data … [continued]

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Navigating the EV Transition: 4 Emerging Impacts on Auto Manufacturing Jobs

As momentum for electric vehicles accelerates in the U.S., a skilled and trained auto manufacturing workforce will be necessary for a successful transition. Policies like the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law have helped deliver more than $154 billion in investments into building electric vehicles and components. By 2035, EVs could … [continued]

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The Southeast US Battery Belt Is Learning To Love EVs

Laid-off workers in the Southeast have a new option. As electric vehicle battery plants rise in the region, they’re accompanied by good jobs, and these jobs are better paying than any of the previous textile or furniture industry positions from years past. EV battery plants are reinvigorating areas left destitute … [continued]

This map depicts where there is a greater than 50% chance of drought persistence, development, or improvement based on short- and long-range statistical and dynamical forecasts during March 16 through June 30, 2023. (Image credit: NOAA)

Biden-Harris Administration Delivers $147 Million from Investing in America Agenda for Drought Resiliency & Water…

DURANGO, Colorado — The Department of the Interior today announced a $147.6 million investment from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help communities prepare and respond to water reliability challenges due to drought and other water scarcity concerns. The funding will support 42 projects in ten states. “As communities across … [continued]

IRS Guidance On Electric Drive Incentives Will Provide Clarity For The Stakeholders Throughout The Value…

WASHINGTON — Following the IRS release of guidance on Section 30D and 25E incentives, Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) President Genevieve Cullen said, “The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) shares the Administration’s vision for an electrified fleet, and our members are working to expand manufacturing capacity and strengthen the supply … [continued]