We hosted a policy boot camp on the opportunities for widespread deployment of electric trucks and buses throughout Virginia. Presenters provided insights on national security benefits, emissions reductions, cost savings, vehicle technology and more.
Statement by Ben Prochazka, National Director of the Electrification Coalition: “Our transportation sector is almost entirely reliant on oil, so we need to take critical action to accelerate the transition to electrification. These 15 states and the District of Columbia have taken an important step toward making freight movement a driving force for our electric transportation future. This ambitious action from state leaders will help reduce our oil dependency, diversify the fuel used to move freight across the country, lower vehicle emissions, and ensure our transportation network is powered domestically.”