Biden calls GM Hummer EV 'one hell of a vehicle'

"Anyone want to jump in the back, or on the roof?" Biden asked reporters after taking a few laps at a General Motors plant. "These suckers are something else!"

Biden, a Democrat, signed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law on Monday and, with his approval ratings sagging, is eager to promote it as the fulfillment of a promise he made as a presidential candidate in the 2020 race for the White House.

The law, which passed with support from Democrats and Republicans, provides $7.5 billion in funding to build out the nation's electric vehicle charging network, investments the industry says will inspire more Americans to buy electric vehicles, and manufacturers to produce them.

It provides money to build EV chargers along highway corridors and within communities to help facilitate long-distance and local travel.

Biden highlighted the investments during a visit to a General Motors Co electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit, the largest city in Michigan, a key political battleground state in U.S. elections.

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