Biden Moves EVs and Batteries to the Center of Economic Policy

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Pete Buttigieg listens as U.S. president-elect Joe Biden announces his nomination as transportation secretary on Dec. 16 2020
Pete Buttigieg listens as U.S. president-elect Joe Biden announces his nomination as transportation secretary on December 16, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Pool/Getty Images