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Once an industry joke, electric buses start to dent oil demand

Suddenly, buses with battery-powered motors are a serious matter with the potential to revolutionize city transport -- and add to the forces reshaping the energy industry.

UPDATED: 4/16/18 9:42 pm ET -- corrected
Washington state tax incentive for EVs to expire

Washington's electric vehicle sales tax exemption will expire at the end of May, earlier than expected, adding to headwinds faced by automakers.


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