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Senators Ask Biden to Invoke Defense Act to Boost U.S. EV Battery Production

U.S. Senators on Friday sent a bipartisan letter to President Joe Biden urging the head of state to invoke the Defense Production Act in an effort to increase domestic production of minerals used in electric vehicle (EV) batteries — reports Yahoo Finance. “In order to address the threats to our national security, we respectfully request that […]

Australia’s Tritium to Build EV Charger Factory in Tennessee, Says Biden

President Biden announced that Australian EV charger manufacturer Tritium will build a charger production facility in Tennessee, according to Automotive News. The announcement took place alongside Tritium CEO Jane Hunter on Tuesday, who said the company chose to invest in the U.S. market after seeing demand for EVs increase following Biden’s infrastructure plan last year. […]

Petition Urging Biden to Acknowledge Tesla Surpasses 40,000 Signatures

Last week, Tesla North reported on a petition urging U.S. President Joe Biden to “acknowledge Tesla’s EV leadership.” In the three days since, the petition has surpassed 40,000 signatures. After the White House failed to invite Tesla CEO Elon Musk to a meeting with auto industry CEOs and other business leaders last week, a petition […]

Tesla May Enter the U.S. Renewable Fuel Credit Market, Report Says

Tesla is looking to enter the U.S. renewable credit market, according to two sources familiar with the matter (via Reuters). The news comes following major electric vehicle (EV) support from U.S. President Joe Biden, who has recently weighed in on emissions goals and passed an infrastructure bill featuring a $174 billion (USD) investment into EVs […]

Electric Vehicle Makers Lifted on Biden’s “Buy American” Plan

This week has been one for the books, and fortunately for electric automakers, they’re going to benefit greatly from some of its events. On Monday, President Joe Biden signed the “Buy American” plan, an executive order which directs federal funding towards American goods, including a major investment into the EV industry, as reported by Yahoo […]