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"Literally Impossible": Trucking Companies Brace For California's Electric Mandate

• Zero Hedge

Authored by Travis Gillmore via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),

Logistics companies are scrambling to meet California's upcoming Jan. 1, 2024 mandate that all new trucks purchased for servicing ports, rail yards, and distribution centers in the state be zero-emission vehicles, with experts questioning limited access to charging stations and the viability of switching from diesel to electric fleets.

Availability of electric semi-trucks is a concern, as is the price of the vehicles, the number of miles they can go on a charge, and the cost of maintenance and replacement parts, all of which currently remain unknown variables, according to industry experts.