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Michigan would get more benefit from electric vehicles if we cleaned up our power grid

Ann Arbor supports plug-in vehicle infrastructure

In a great example of a good start, Ann Arbor’s city council passed a resolution earlier this month...

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Imposing special taxes on electric vehicles would be 'shortsighted'

In some states around the country, legislators have responded to the declining revenues from gas taxes by calling for a special tax on electric vehicles, an approach that the Ecology Center’s...

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Should electric vehicles pay additional road taxes? No way!

In some states around the country, legislators have responded to the declining revenues from gas taxes by calling for a special tax on electric vehicles, an approach that the Ecology Center’s...

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Electric vehicles getting traction: 'good for our economy . . . good for our environment'

Electric-vehicle sales set new records across the country in October, and “that’s good news for Michigan -- good for our economy, good for our workers and good for our environment,” according to...

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Michigan needs to get back to creating Michigan jobs. The electric vehicle sector gives us the opportunity to put people back to work. Electric cars and advanced batteries are elements to a stronger automobile industry.

Michigan’s advanced battery and electric vehicle industries:

  • create thousands of jobs, 
  • reduce dependence on foreign oil, and 
  • save consumers money at the pump. 

We urge Michigan policymakers to continue their support of Michigan’s emerging electric car industry by enacting policies and education programs that encourage the purchase and increased use of electric vehicles and help build-out the electric charging infrastructure.

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