Following in the footsteps of New Jersey and California, Massachusetts has now become the third U.S. state to announce plans of banning the sales of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035 — reports Car and Driver.
A part of Governor Charlie Baker’s road-map to achieving net-zero fossil fuel emissions by 2050, the ban aims to reduce emissions from passenger vehicles, which account for 27% of the state’s overall emissions.
Like California, however, Massachusetts will have to significantly improve its public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure if it wants to make EVs the only kind of passenger cars available to residents.
As EVs become more affordable by the day, there is no time like the present for governments around the world to start phasing out the gas-powered ecological monstrosities of yesteryear and lay groundwork for the EV revolution.
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