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Ministers Eye Pushing Global EV Sales to 30% by 2030

U.S. observes, but does not participate in clean energy meeting.

by on Jun.12, 2017

Two dozen countries from around the globe, but not the U.S., pledged to help boost sales of EVs to 30% of total new vehicle sales by 2030.

With China leading the way, energy ministers from two dozen industrialized countries around the world agreed last week to work towards policies and initiatives that designed to boost the total sales of electric vehicles to 30% of new vehicle sales by 2030.

The campaign was announced at the annual Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, which was held in Beijing last week.

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As it has in the past, the United States sat in on in the meeting even though U.S. participation was overshadowed by the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. (more…)