Fact Sheet

Electric Vehicles: Reducing Foreign Oil Dependence, Enhancing U.S. Competitiveness and Decreasing Pollution

National policies that promote vehicle electrification are critical to reducing America's dependence on foreign oil, reinvigorating U.S. manufacturing and minimizing environmental impacts while enhancing the nation's competitiveness in the global clean energy economy. If the United States committed to deploying 10 million charging stations and making 25 percent of new vehicles electric by 2020, it would yield benefits that could help strengthen economic, national and environmental security far into the 21st century.

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