NAS Report Bolsters Biden Push Toward EVs, Vehicle GHG Standards

March 31, 2021
Bolstering Biden administration efforts, a new National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report embraces zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) as “the greatest opportunity” for light-duty vehicle efficiency, urging EPA and the Transportation Department (DOT) to use “all their delegated authority” to spur their development and deployment. The report also urges Congress to modernize DOT’s vehicle efficiency program -- or risk its irrelevance amid an increasing focus on climate change and changing auto markets -- and to set a goal for achieving zero-net emissions...

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