Opponents of the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) paint a false dystopian picture of people trapped in vehicles, unable to go beyond the borders of their neighborhoods due to a lack of charging stations.
The Journal’s July 7 editorial, published four days after Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham proposed an important clean cars and trucks standard for New Mexico, played on this trope with outdated talking points on EV charging infrastructure. In fact, there was an EV charging station right where the governor made her announcement, and two more within a few blocks. New Mexico has 500 EV chargers statewide, and more are coming soon.
Read the full story in the Albuquerque Journal.