15 States Move to Require Trucks and Other Heavy Vehicles to Be Electric

15 States Move to Require Trucks and Other Heavy Vehicles to Be Electric

Eventually Electric vehicles will exceed the amount of combustion engine vehicles in the future. Glad to see it is starting to take hold.

A coalition of 15 states, as well as Washington, DC, announced their intention to push the adoption of electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, including trucks.

Agriculture is, according to the USDA, the single largest sector user of freight shipping, which means an awful lot of trucks. This new plan—or, really, the beginnings of a plan—will have major effects on the industry if enacted.

California, the country’s most populous state and also its most valuable agricultural state, is at the forefront of this push, and begs the question of how a …

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