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DETROIT, September 14, 2022 ~ President Biden was in Detroit today for a preview of the North American International Detroit Auto Show. Flanked by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Congresswoman Debbie Dingle, and other notable Michigan officials, the President took a CEO-guided tour through a revived show that was packed with the Motor City’s latest EV offerings.
“The great American road trip is going to be fully electrified … whether you’re driving the coast along I-10, or on I-75 here in Michigan,” said Biden.
September 14, 2022 ~ Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingle tells Paul W. that she is traveling with President Biden on Air Force One this morning to attend the North American International Detroit Auto Show, and she says it’s great that the show has returned to Detroit.
September 14, 2022 ~ Chris Renwick, 760 WJR senior news analyst, talks with Guy Gordon about President Biden visiting the North American International Detroit Auto Show and announcing EV infrastructure coming to Michigan. [Photo: Sarahbeth Maney/USA Today Network]
(CONTINUED) During his appearance, Biden announced $900 million in grant funding for electric vehicle charging stations. These stations would be placed across 35 states – including Michigan – with the first $5 billion made available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
“It used to be that to buy an electric car, you had to make all sorts of compromises. But not now … thanks to American ingenuity, American engineers, American autoworkers … it’s all changing.“
The North American International Detroit Auto Show runs September 16 through 25 at Detroit’s Huntington Place. Learn more at NAIAS.com.
President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the 2022 North American International Detroit Auto Show. Photo: Sarahbeth Maney / USA TODAY NETWORK
September 14, 2022 ~ President Biden delivers remarks at the North American Detroit International Auto Show highlighting the electric vehicle manufacturing boom in America.
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