Joint Office Names Electric Vehicle Working Group Members

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Joint Office of Energy and Transportation Update

Aug. 3, 2023

EV Industry Leaders Join Joint Office Electric Vehicle Working Group


The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation (Joint Office) today announced the members of the Electric Vehicle Working Group (EVWG), a collection of electric vehicle (EV) industry experts and leaders who will help guide the widespread adoption of EVs across the country and solidify America’s position as a global leader of clean energy jobs and manufacturing.  

See the full list of members

The EVWG, which will make recommendations directly to the secretaries of Energy and Transportation, includes experts with experience and knowledge across the entire EV ecosystem, including: 

  • Manufacturers of vehicles, components, and batteries 
  • Public utility representatives
  • Local and regional elected officials
  • State energy planners
  • Labor officials representing transportation industry workers. 

The committee includes leadership from the U.S. departments of Energy and Transportation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. General Services Administration, and the U.S. Postal Service.  

Areas of focus for the group will include: 

  • Facilitating the adoption of electric vehicles among low- and moderate-income individuals and underserved communities 
  • Assessing the costs of vehicle and EV battery manufacturing and shortages of raw materials for batteries 
  • Identifying charging infrastructure, grid capacity, and EV cybersecurity needs 
  • Addressing grid capacity and integration
  • Identifying charging infrastructure regulatory issues. 

About the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation

The Joint Office is a collaboration between the U.S. Departments of Energy and Transportation to support the buildout of a nationwide network of electric vehicle chargers, zero-emission fueling infrastructure, and zero-emission transit and school buses. Learn more at

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