GM, Environmental Defense Fund pushing EPA on EV standards

General Motors and the Environmental Defense Fund say they want to speed up the transition toward an electric vehicle future.

The two entities issued a joint statement Tuesday pushing for an accelerated timetable from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. GM and the nonprofit environmental advocacy group say they want the EPA to set standards requiring at least half of new vehicle sales to involve those without tailpipe emissions by 2030 and cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 60% for the 2030 model year compared with the model year 2021 for light-duty vehicles.

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