12 Sep '18, 1pm

L.A. sets electric-car targets as host for 2028 Olympics

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in Maven car-sharing fleet, Los Angeles [photo: Dan MacMedan fo Los Angeles wants to show the possibilities of zero-emissions transportation when the world arrives on its doorstep for the 2028 Olympics. This week, the Los Angeles City Council revealed its goals for the Games, and took a significant step forward on its Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap, by naming several partners in the project. Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss The roadmap sets percentage targets for electric vehicles by the time the 2028 Olympics open: - 20 to 45 percent of private cars - 50 to 100 percent of shared cars - 80 to 100 percent of buses and all new buses - and 25 to 50 percent of delivery trucks. The plan also calls for 130,000 new public charging stations, of which the first few Level 2 Chargepoint stations have already been installed on st...

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