U.S. aims to make half of new cars sold in 2030 electrified vehicles

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The U.S. administration of President Joe Biden said Thursday it will aim to make half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 electrified vehicles, while developing long-term fuel efficiency and emissions standards to advance efforts to tackle the climate crisis. The move is expected to help the United States, the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter after China, achieve its goal to cut emissions roughly in half by 2030, underscoring a shift from the previous administration led by Donald Trump that oversaw a rollback of environmental policies. By signing an executive order, Biden will set wh...

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