Electric vehicles

We have all the tools to build an electric vehicle future — we just have to use them.

Whether you own an electric car, or you’re figuring out if an EV is right for you, or you just think electric cars are cool — we can all get excited about the benefits of putting more EVs on the road. Cleaner cars mean cleaner air, healthier communities and a safer climate.

And why wait, when electric vehicles are ready to roll across the country, and we’re closer than ever to a future where our kids ride electric buses to school, our mail and packages arrive on electric trucks, and most new cars sold get plugged in at night? Together, we can accelerate the transition to an electric vehicle future.

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Global electric car sales doubled from 2020 to 2021.

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One of the primary barriers to putting even more EVs on the road is lack of access to public charging stations — which is why we're urging governors across the country to invest in charging infrastructure.

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Phoenix City Council Unanimously Adopts Transportation Electrification Action Plan

Biking, walking & transit

Phoenix City Council Unanimously Adopts Transportation Electrification Action Plan

Today, the Phoenix City Council unanimously approved a Transportation Electrification Action Plan that was developed through an Ad Hoc Committee led by Councilwoman Ansari and City Staff. The passage of the Plan, which will save taxpayers money while also improving air quality and public health, was lauded by consumer, clean energy, and public health organizations.

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ACC’s Transportation Electrification Plan Approval Will Protect Ratepayers, Help Arizona Act on Climate, & Improve Air Quality

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ACC’s Transportation Electrification Plan Approval Will Protect Ratepayers, Help Arizona Act on Climate, & Improve Air Quality

Conservation and public interest groups today welcomed the Arizona Corporation Commission’s (ACC’s) vote to approve the final phase of a comprehensive Transportation Electrification Plan that aims to foster electric vehicle use, charging infrastructure development, and innovative rate designs for electric vehicle (EV) charging. The vote also requires regulated utilities to provide ongoing comprehensive plans at least every three years and report annually on their progress.

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U.S. Senate Bill Marks Progress on Clean Transportation and Electric Vehicles, But Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

Biking, walking & transit

U.S. Senate Bill Marks Progress on Clean Transportation and Electric Vehicles, But Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

The U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works unveiled a major transportation bill today, which includes a section on climate change that shifts some federal highway money to Complete Streets -- a  program that makes streets safer for walking and biking. The legislation also moves money toward investments in public transportation designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and authorizes funding for an expansion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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Matt
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Matt
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Director, Environment Campaigns, PIRG