Job impacts from the shift to electric cars and trucks

Zero Emission Vehicles Climate Nexus

The global auto market is undergoing profound changes as technological advances impact everything from the products offered to the factories they are made in. The shift toward electric cars and trucks, just one of the many generational changes hitting the industry, is creating economic opportunities along the auto manufacturing value chain and its related industries while also disrupting legacy business models.

The transition to electric cars and trucks is forecast to create more jobs than it displaces.

The shift to electric cars and trucks is well underway.

The U.S. can support the auto industry jobs at risk by ensuring more vehicles, batteries, and parts are domestically produced.