Multistate Action Plan to Bring 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025

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Multistate Action Plan to Bring 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025

by Vikas Vij
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8 states sign Multistate ZEV Action Plan to put 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles on road by 2025- via @Justmeans

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 4:00pm



An agreement between eight states, dubbed the Multistate ZEV Action Plan, aims to cut down greenhouse gas emissions by mainstream autos over the next decade. The agreement will also seek to unify state policies on zero-emission vehicles across all eight states, which include the two most populous states in the country, California and New York.

The multistate alliance, which also includes Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont, will help synergize the individual programs of each state to encourage vehicle owners to make the switch from gas-powered vehicles. The alliance has now announced that it plans to step up each state’s efforts at reducing carbon emissions, a substantial part of which is emitted by transportation.

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.