California joins initiative to put 3.3 electric vehicles on the road

If you can’t convince people that going green is the right way to go, you can either give them an incentive to do so or a penalty for not doing so. Knowing California, they’ll probably do both.

California leads the nation in electric vehicle sales, and now is joining forces with Oregon and several Northeastern states to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025.

Gov. Jerry Brown and his counterparts in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont signed a set of agreements Thursday that includes adding zero-emission vehicles to public fleets and harmonizing building codes to make it easier to install electric-vehicle charging stations.

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