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Global Transition to Electric Vehicles Needs Urgent Support, Report Warns

Policy Actions Needed to Accelerate Equitable Transition Toward ZEVs

Without targeted support for low- and middle-income countries to transition toward zero-emission mobility, global progress toward zero-emission goals will be critically slowed, risking serious and inequitable outcomes, warns a new report by the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies and the U.K. government’s ZEV Transition Council, supported by the FIA Foundation.

“Facilitating a Transition to Zero Emission Vehicles in the Global South” examines the status of zero-emission vehicle, or ZEV, uptake across the world and considers how to accelerate the transition as part of emergency measures to avoid a climate catastrophe. In the report, the Global South is an economic term that refers to low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia. Read more...