New York to provide new funding to promote electric vehicles

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$3.5 million in funding will be used to bring more momentum to clean transportation New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced some $3.5 million in funding available for research and development projects focused on clean transportation. This funding is meant to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles, reduce the cost of new fueling and charging stations, and investigate ways that these fueling stations can be integrated into the state’s energy grid. Through the adoption of electric vehicles, New York aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. Electric…

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Electric vehicles project to launch in New York City

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New York City taxi fleet to see adoption of electric vehicles New York City is famous — or infamous — for many things. The city’s massive armada of taxis is, perhaps, one of its most prominent features. Yellow taxis are constantly buzzing around the city’s streets, ferrying residents and tourists alike from one location to the next. The taxi fleet does not only represent one of the most popular forms of transportation in the city, it also represents a particular environmentalist concern regarding harmful emissions and air pollution. In an…

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