In the News: Jukka Kukkonen on the Growing Availability of Electric Vehicles in Minnesota
21 Mar 2023
Jukka Kukkonen, School of Engineering professor at the University of St. Thomas, recently spoke with MPR News about the increasing availability of electric cars in Minnesota and how improved battery technology has made them a viable option for more drivers.
Read the complete article from The University of St. Thomas here.
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