Virginia should look to Maryland for electric vehicle policy, report says

A Charlottesville nonprofit group says point-of-sale rebates and inventory requirements for dealers could help the commonwealth catch up with its neighbor.  More than half of Virginians are amenable to electrifying their next ride. But both a shortage of car lot inventory and a lack of point-of-sale rebates are stalling the electric vehicle adoption rate at […]

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