“New Jersey just gained ground in the race to electrify transportation. Under Governor Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey is emerging as a key electric vehicle market and positioning itself among others like California to capture the air quality, health and economic benefits that come with this transition.”
“Trucks and buses are major sources of harmful air pollutants, including greenhouse gases. Electrifying this sector offers the biggest benefit to our communities and children who deserve to breathe cleaner, healthier air.”
In addition to this latest medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fund allocation, the state has approved the NJ Zero-Emission Incentive Program (NJ ZIP), a $15.7 million voucher program to purchase electric trucks, and is moving to adopt the California’s Advanced Clean Truck and Low NOx Rule, a law that would require manufacturers of medium- and heavy-duty trucks to build more electric options.
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