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U.S. and Canada team up on international EV charging corridor

EVgo Electric Charging Station
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EVgo Electric Charging Station

The State of Michigan will make use of 110-million-dollars in new federal funds from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program to set up the network.

The U.S. and Canada are working together to build an international charging network for electric vehicles. The 860-mile-long corridor will run from Kalamazoo to Quebec City, with fast chargers no more than 50 miles apart along the way.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer says the joint network will benefit anyone going between the two countries.

“This is the first cross-border electric vehicle corridor of its kind.  It will allow seamless international travel between Michigan and Canada… accidental or otherwise.”

Whitmer says Michigan will make use of 110 million dollars in recently-received federal funds to build out the corridor on the U.S. side of the border. That money comes from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program.

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