2 million electric vehicles could be on N.J. roads by 2035 | Editorial

By Times of Trenton Editorial Board

If the average Joe had a vision that by the year 2035, millions of vehicles would ply New Jersey’s roads energized mainly by electricity, you’d probably politely chuckle and dismiss him as a tad “off.”

But if the visionary happens to be the chairman of the Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee, and if he’s revving up to introduce a bill to help make it happen – then we’re more willing to sit up and listen.

Drawing from a road map plotted by a new coalition called ChargEVC, Sen. Bob Smith (D-Middlesex County) is looking to position the Garden State as a leader in the market for electric vehicles, ramping up the infrastructure enough to put 300,000 plug-in cars and trucks on our highways by 2025, and 2 million by a decade later.

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Source: NJ.com

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.