Hochul announces more state resources for EVs

Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals, Peter Katz, September 29, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul held a news conference at the Chester-Maple Garage in White Plains this morning where she announced an expansion of the state’s efforts to promote a shift from vehicles powered by internal combustion engines to electric vehicles. Hochul drove an electric car to an upper level of the garage where various elected officials from the city, county, and state had gathered. A speaker’s podium was set up next to an electric vehicle charging station. Doreen Harris, president, and CEO of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority was riding with her as a passenger in the car. Hochul announced that the state is expanding its electric vehicle rebate program by $10 million. She said that the program offers up to a $2,000 rebate to help with the purchase of an electric vehicle and that so far 78,000 rebates have been issued.

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