Bloomberg Law
Dec. 10, 2021, 10:15 AMUpdated: Dec. 10, 2021, 6:01 PM

Biden’s Latest Electric Vehicle Dream Hits Market Hurdles (2)

Courtney Rozen
Courtney Rozen

President Joe Biden’s latest call for the federal government to phase out the internal-combustion engine from its car and truck fleet runs up against the marketplace challenges that have so far muddled his all-electric dream.

Biden on Wednesday directed the U.S. government to purchase only American-made, electric-powered passenger cars beginning in 2027, and electric versions of other vehicles by 2035. He set up a task force of federal environmental, national security, and transportation officials to work on that goal, and ordered his team to help state governments stock up on electric cars as well. The directive builds on Biden’s ...

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