Utilities, Tesla, Uber create U.S. lobbying group for electric vehicle industry

Reuters: A group of major U.S. utilities, Tesla TSLA.O, Uber UBER.N and others said on Tuesday they are launching a new group to lobby for national policies to boost electric vehicle sales.

The new Zero Emission Transportation Association wants to boost consumer electric vehicle incentives and encourage the retirement of gasoline-powered vehicles. It also advocates for tougher emissions and performance standards that will potentially enable full electrification by 2030.

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