Electric car charging stations to be built across Virginia
Updated: Aug. 9, 2018 at 7:03 PM EDT
(WWBT) - Electric car chargers will be popping up across the state thanks to money from an emissions settlement with Volkswagen.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that $14 million of the $94 million settlement will go to Los Angeles-based E-V Go to build an electric car charging network throughout Virginia.
The chargers are expected to be installed along the most heavily traveled areas of the state, including I-95 and I-64, over the next three years.
Virginia is the first state to use the settlement money for charging stations.
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