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UC Davis Policy Institute: New Peer-Review Exploring the Future of Road Electrification in the United States

September 23, 2020

A review by the Policy Institute’s Austin Brown, Kelly Fleming and Hannah Safford exploring the available technologies and key challenges for electrification of the transportation sector. Electrification is necessary to fight the current impacts of transportation on climate change, and is possible with current and future technologies, infrastructure and policy.

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