“Ford Motor Company has shown bold environmental leadership by working with California on Clean Car standards starting in 2019, and through its continued commitment to working with the state, to keep our nation moving forward in the urgent race to cut climate and air pollution.
Today, Ford builds on its record with an industry-leading goal to become carbon neutral by 2050. If policymakers and other automakers follow Ford’s lead in working with California, making substantial near-term investments in zero emitting technologies, and committing to a zero-emission future, we can shift the needle on climate change while creating much-needed jobs across our country.
Ford’s action also importantly recognizes that we must rapidly electrify the automotive sector to enable all Americans to breathe cleaner, healthier air.”
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