NYC Will Invest $75 Million in Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2021
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The New York City mayor announced on Wednesday a new $75 million investment in state electric vehicles and charging infrastructure as a part of a bigger initiative to transition the entire city fleet to electric vehicles.

The plans will replace 300 gas-powered city fleet vehicles and retrofit 125 diesel-powered trucks to run on electricity, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, according to a statement.

The investment also includes replacing three diesel buses and adding 78 electric ambulances, the statement said.

Nearly 275 electric chargers, 20 portable chargers that can be moved around the city,...

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