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2020 is predicted to be a breakout year for electric vehicles globally—but a contracting auto market and uncertain policy support show obstacles remain.
The U.S. transportation system is currently 92 percent dependent on petroleum - but an initiative to promote municipal fleet electrification has taken steps to correct that trend.
In testimony to Congress, Electrification Coalition VP Ben Prochazka made the energy security case for electrifying the U.S. vehicle fleet and retaining the federal EV tax credit.
Amid the push among cities to reduce emissions and the impetus to lower costs for fuel, the electrification of the bus fleet is set continue, even if the U.S. may take a while to catch other economies, most notably China.