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Palo Alto pushes EVs via apartment rebates, cities take note

In an age where air quality is becoming an increasing concern among residents, cities are becoming conscious that the cars that fill their streets are the quickest way to alleviate the problem. However, cities don’t have much sway over the purchasing decisions for EVs, and so on the whole would struggle to increase their usage. Palo Alto, already quite far ahead, has announced a new charger rebate scheme that could be the template that other cities need to follow. Palo Alto already boasts a 15% adoption rate among households for EVs, but this is not enough it seems. It has announced a $9mn initiative to further boost EV usage, $5mn of which will be allocated for upgrading apartment buildings –…

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