"Already, 400 corporations in Israel, representing 80,000 vehicles, have signed on with Better Place to switch their fleets to electric cars. By 2016, it is projected that 50 percent of all cars in Israel will be electric."
"Gov. Chris Christie meets with Israel President Shimon Peres with the Jersey to Jerusalem delegation in Jerusalem, Israel on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)"
So when Gov, Christie runs for President, and has converted a large % of NJ to EV's, anybody think he can make some hay in his campaign with that FACT. Think there is big money that would like to help him? :-)
"AJC continues to believe there is an opportunity for New Jersey to become a national leader in promoting alternative fuel vehicles if the state can successfully partner with the business sector to help provide and promote the infrastructure to support electric and hybrid cars similar to what is being developed in Israel and elsewhere.
This is a bipartisan solution that meets the goals of New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan, the goals of the global warming response act and security issues regarding our dependence on oil for fuel."