EVBox expects about 100 employees by the end of 2020 at a new North American headquarters outside Chicago.
Though COVID-19 has slowed tourism, the state’s effort is continuing: “This infrastructure is going to be needed for decades to come.”
State regulators are praised for the proactive step, but some warn electric vehicles won’t be a panacea for transportation.
State regulatory staff recently recommended that utilities offer discounts for charging vehicles during off-peak hours.
The Triad school district, just outside the St. Louis suburbs, hopes to replace half of its diesel fleet over 15 years.