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Dingell Statement on Battery Workforce Initiative Launch and Investments in Battery Manufacturing

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DEARBORN, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today applauded the launch of the Department of Energy (DOE) Battery Workforce Initiative, a public-private partnership that aims to lay the foundation for developing the modern American labor force necessary to sustain the growth of a domestic battery supply chain. In addition to the launch of the Battery Workforce Initiative, the…

Dingell Calls on Major Auto Manufacturers to Source from Environmentally Responsible Suppliers, Remove Hexavalent Chromium from Supply Chain

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today wrote a letter to the CEOs of Ford Motor Company, Toyota, General Motors, and Stellantis calling on the companies to only engage with environmentally responsible suppliers and stop the use of hexavalent chromium, a known carcinogenic chemical, in their supply chains. This letter follows the release of hexavalent chromium into the Huron River by…

Dingell, Stevens Introduce Legislation to Help America Compete, Lower Vehicle Costs, and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Haley Stevens (MI-11) announced the introduction of the Shifting Forward Vehicle Technologies Research and Development Act. This legislation makes significant investments in transformational mobility technologies R&D to reduce the climate footprint of both on and off-road transportation and ensure America competes in the global…

Dingell, Latta Host Bipartisan Autonomous Vehicle Caucus Launch Event

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Bob Latta (R-OH) today welcomed 15 new members of Congress to the bipartisan Congressional Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Caucus at a launch event attended by lawmakers, automotive and AV technology companies, trade associations, safety groups, and others. “I’m pleased to welcome 15 new members to the bipartisan Congressional Autonomous Vehicle Caucus…

Dingell, President Biden Tour Detroit Auto Show

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Yesterday, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) toured the North American International Auto Show in Detroit with President Biden to highlight investments in the U.S. automotive industry and American electric vehicle innovation.    “A century ago, Michigan put the world on wheels, and today we're leading the way in transition to our electric vehicle future,” said Dingell. “I’m…

Dingell Announces Over $5 Million in NSF Grant Funding for University of Michigan's Mcity

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced the University of Michigan will receive $5,118,625 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation to improve safety, mobility, and sustainability of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) by enhancing physical testing, adding virtual-reality software, and generating real-world datasets that can be shared across the research…

Dingell Announces Over $52 Million to Support Michigan’s Mobility Industry from American Rescue Plan Build Back Better Regional Challenge

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced the Global Epicenter of Mobility Coalition, led by the Detroit Regional Partnership Foundation, will receive $52.2 million in grant funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce to catalyze Michigan’s mobility sector. Grant funding was provided as part of the American Rescue Plan Build…

Dingell: Budget bill would supercharge electric vehicle manufacturing

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Detroit News: Dingell: Budget bill would supercharge electric vehicle manufacturing The automotive industry has long been the backbone of the American manufacturing economy, employing more than 900,000 workers in the United States. And one job in an auto assembly plant creates over seven more jobs in the economy. We cannot afford to lose this workforce; we need these jobs here…

House Passes Updated Heroes Act, Dingell-led Priorities Included for Coronavirus Response

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell voted in support of updated legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers and strengthened assistance for the American people. The updated Heroes Act addresses…

House Passes Clean Energy Reform Bill with Dingell Priorities

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during Clean Energy Week, the House of Representatives passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which makes long-overdue reforms to U.S. energy policy and authorizes major investments in the transition to a low-carbon future. Dingell included a number of provisions in the legislation including: Electrifying our transportation sector and advancing…

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