The State of New York will use the $127.7 million from the 2016 Volkswagen Dieselgate settlement to increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) and other clean vehicles in the state including new buses, trucks, locomotives, ferries, tugboats and cargo-handling equipment, as well as EV charging equipment.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said, “As Washington continues to roll back protections, New York is more committed than ever to supporting cleaner, greener transportation technologies. By strategically investing these settlement funds, we can take real action to improve community health and sustainability while providing incentives to address one of the largest causes of harmful pollution and greenhouse-gas emissions.”
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