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NYT: Are You a Super Driver? Some States Want to Help You Go Electric.

Source: New York Times

The key to cutting emissions from cars and light trucks that are heating the planet could lie with the nation’s super drivers, the small percentage of American motorists who drive, on average, about 110 miles per day.

If more of those drivers switched to electric vehicles from gasoline-powered models, it would make a major dent in greenhouse gases from transportation, which have so far been slow to decline, according to a new analysis published on Wednesday by Coltura, an environmental nonprofit group based in Seattle.

... “We’re at the point where we need to start targeting our electric vehicle policies toward the people who are harder to reach,” said Phil Ting, a Democratic State Assembly member in California who has repeatedly introduced bills to create incentives for low- and middle-income people who drive long distances to switch to electric vehicles.