FACT CHECK: EV Manufacturing Is Creating Good-Paying Jobs At Home, Building U.S. Economy
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Donald Trump falsely claimed that investments in EVs are weakening the United States manufacturing sector and shipping jobs overseas to China. Here’s the truth:
FACT: Since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, over 211,350 clean energy jobs across 45 states and Puerto Rico have been announced, totaling $310 billion in new investments.
FACT: Since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, dozens of companies have announced plans to manufacture EV battery components on American soil.
FACT: The Inflation Reduction Act boosted domestic clean energy manufacturing, including electric vehicle manufacturing, and shifted private investment to the United States.
FACT: Michigan is leading all other states in the nation’s clean energy boom, with 24 new projects announced. Clean energy investments have already spurred $21.03 billion in investment and helped create or move forward over 15,800 good-paying clean energy jobs in the state
FACT: Trump suggested moving auto production out of Michigan to lower-wage, anti-union states. He also said we could’ve let Detroit go bankrupt during the financial crisis, and the auto industry lost jobs and closed plants in Michigan on his watch.