June 09, 2022 Press Release

Auto Innovators Statement on FHWA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

WASHINGTON, DC –The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) released the following statement on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program:

John Bozzella, president and CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation,“While we are still reviewing, today’s announcement is positive momentum to speed the rollout of a national EV charging network that is reliable, equitable, ubiquitous and ready to meet the needs of current and future EV drivers. We are gratified the announcement reflects the recommended attributes for EV charging stations Auto Innovators released in December.”

In December 2021, following the enactment of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Auto Innovators outlined a comprehensive framework for federal and state-level investment planning and funding considerations to meet current and future needs of EVs. These recommendations are referenced in Auto Innovators’ comments to DOT’s RFI on the development of EV Charging Guidance.