The first step examines the U.S. supply chain of critical resources (think semiconductor chips, rare earth materials, and rechargeable batteries). With a reliable domestic supply chain, the U.S. will rely less on foreign markets, which can cost us more, and will prevent any shortage of materials that hinder the widespread production and distribution of EV.
appears much more achievable for many more people than before.
Road trips, often thought to be impossible in an EV, will be reimagined. President Biden proposed 500,000 new charging stations across the U.S. with the goal to be installed by 2030.
By this July, President Biden and his administration plan to reveal the updated fuel economy and emissions regulations for automakers. This planning ahead will regulate future automaker policies and regulations, striving for a more environmentally conscious future.
Movements like Greta Thunberg have shown the world how important awareness and action are when it comes to climate change. People want options that align with their beliefs and lifestyles and the current administration is making strides in making EVs more accessible to more people.
Rachel Juillerat has her Master's in Publishing & Writing from Emerson College. You can view her work in the Independent, Cupid's Pulse, and the Penmen Review. Her specialty is personal finance. She lives in Boston, where she spends her time exploring small New England towns, learning new skills, and napping through her cat's zoomies.