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U.S. Sen. Capito: Infrastructure bill will include electric-powered vehicles

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…

To read more: https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/business/2021/03/capito-infrastructure-bill-will-include-electric-powered-vehicles/

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