By Jess Mancini, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The next national transportation bill will address the infrastructure for electric-powered vehicles, a senator from West Virginia said Tuesday.
More companies are going to produce such cars and trucks and ultimately move away from internal combustion, according to U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., during a visit to The Parkersburg News and Sentinel.
Capito is a ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee where transportation and infrastructure bills and issues are addressed.
Companies, including General Motors and Ford, have committed to electric-powered fleets. GM plans 30 new electric vehicles by 2025 and Ford’s European division will be totally electric by 2030…