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California has long been famed for its sun, sand and surf, but Dutch financial giant Rabobank is only concentrating on the sunshine.

The Netherlands-based bank teamed up with a solar power company from the Bay Area to install a network of solar-powered electric vehicle recharging stations that would let drivers travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco without using a drop of gasoline.

The four stations along Highway 101 — Salinas, Atascadero, Santa Maria and Goleta — make up the first electric car corridor in the United States, and the cornerstone of Rabobank’s push for sustainability.

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