ICYMI: In Detroit, Secretary Buttigieg, Canadian Minister of Transport Alghabra, Michigan Governor Whitmer, and Detroit Mayor Duggan Announce First-Ever U.S.-Canada Electric Vehicle Corridor
Detroit, MI — This week U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, along with Canadian Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, and IBEW Member Bill Baisden, announced the first U.S.-Canada Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor. The new EV corridor will stretch from Kalamazoo, Michigan, to Quebec City, Quebec, a 870 mile stretch that also connects to the 74,000+ miles of Alternative Fuel Corridors in the United States. This initiative supports U.S. efforts to lead the world in EV job creation, manufacturing, and supply chains. Secretary Buttigieg made the announcement while in Detroit to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference.