EIA’s Low EV Findings Draw Fire As EPA Prepares Ambitious Auto Rule

March 20, 2023
New Energy Information Administration (EIA) projections that electric vehicle (EV) sales will be far below the Biden administration’s 50 percent by 2030 target are sparking pushback from critics who contend they vastly understate current electrification trends and contradict other studies finding the targets will be far easier to achieve. The critiques concern the EIA’s latest Annual Energy Outlook (AEO), released March 16, which includes a high-end projection that EVs could reach 17 percent of new vehicle sales by 2030 --...

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