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9/19 | Newsday
Jeff Wheeler, of Amityville, plugs in his Tesla Model 75S at the Tesla charging station at Country Pointe Plainview on Tuesday. Photo Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

Of the 42,529 all-electric and electric hybrid vehicles registered in the state as of June, 30 percent were on Long Island, according to a report released this week by Drive Electric Long Island, a coalition of electric vehicle stakeholders.

The percentage is higher than Long Island’s percentage of all passenger vehicle registrations in the state — 22 percent of 8.8 million automobiles as of Sept. 3, according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicles data.

“We attribute Long Island being the largest market for EVs based on our region having the most number of registered... ›› read more

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