California Targets Big Rigs Next

At a glance

  • The vehicles are considered the backbone of the American economy.
  • Proposal by California Air Resources Board would also require that by 2035, medium- and heavy-duty trucks entering ports and rail yards must be zero emission.
  • New regulations would likely require big increase in size of state’s electric charging infrastructure, force the trucking industry to reshape how it does business.
  • “There is no infrastructure to support this,” said Chris Shimoda, vice president of the California Trucking Association.

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