Apr 2022

Industry Leaders Met With White House

The current administration said senior officials held a meeting Wednesday with major automotive leaders including Tesla CEO Elon Musk and General Motors CEO Mary Barra to discuss electric vehicles and charging. The administration said in a statement “there was broad consensus that charging stations and vehicles need to be interoperable and provide a seamless user experience, no matter what car you drive or where you charge your EV.”

Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Farley, Chrysler-parent Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares, Lucid CEO Peter Rawlinson and Nissan Americas chair Jeremie Papin were among other auto leaders who took part in Wednesday’s meeting, which discussed U.S. funding to “create a national network of 500,000 chargers.” Executives from Hyundai Motor America, Subaru of America, Mazda North America, Toyota Motor Corp., Mercedes-Benz USA and Kia Motors America also took part.

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