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    Thursday, December 24, 2015

    THE HOLIDAY GIFT FROM CONGRESS FOR CARS WITH PLUGS

    Final Transportation Bill: Electric-Car Fans Get Reasons To Rejoice

    Stephen Edelstein, December 23, 2015 (Green Car Reports)

    “Electric-car advocates can end the year on a high note, thanks to several provisions in the…The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act…It authorizes funds for highway construction and maintenance and public transportation, but also includes…a mandate for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to designate corridors for electric-car charging and hydrogen, natural gas, and propane fueling on the nation's highways [by December 2016, based on perceived demand, strategic importance, and pre-existing charging and fueling infrastructure. Another measure] authorizes the General Services Administration to install charging stations at its facilities for use by its employees and those of other Federal agencies…An additional measure extends provisions related to carpool-lane exemptions to plug-in electric cars and alternative-fuel vehicles through September 30, 2025…The bill also calls for the establishment of fuel-efficiency standards for passenger-car tires by December 2017…” click here for more

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