California lawmakers seeks to secure the future of clean vehicles

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Assemblyman Ting plans to introduce an ambitious new bill that will support clean vehicles A California lawmaker aims to make clean vehicles a priority in the near future. Assemblyman Phil Ting has announced his intention to introduce a bill that would have the state’s motor vehicle departments issue registration only to clean vehicles. This would effectively ban the sale of conventional vehicles by 2040, according to Ting’s plan. After that point, only vehicles equipped with hydrogen fuel cells or batteries will be able to be registered in the state. State…

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California may take a bold move with clean vehicles

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State may be looking to ban the sale of conventional vehicles in the future Several large cities throughout the world have embraced plans to ban the sale of vehicles that consume fossil-fuels. California may soon follow this example, according to the California Air Resources Board. The organization suggests that Governor Jerry Brown has expressed interest in this concept, which could help California cut down on emissions and support the aggressive adoption of clean vehicles. The state has spent several years attempting to secure the success of clean vehicles and has…

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Clean vehicles may get a boost from higher rebates in California

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New legislation seeks to increase rebates for electric vehicles California is one of the world’s leading clean transportation markets. The state has become a very popular target for many automakers looking to release clean vehicles. While the state has found success in supporting the adoption of clean vehicles, some lawmakers believe that more can be done. New legislation, which was introduced by Assemblyman Phil Ting, aims to further boost the adoption of clean vehicles. To accomplish this, the legislation intends to increase the financial incentives offered to consumers. $3 billion…

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California is working to increase the adoption of clean vehicles

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State is looking to encourage the growth of clean transportation California has established itself as a popular market for clean vehicles, but the state is still looking to increase the adoption of clean vehicles among consumers. While many automakers are opting to launch their new, carbon-free vehicles in the state, consumers have been relatively slow in purchasing such cars. The California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative hopes to help change this by providing consumers with a way to test some clean vehicles. Organization aims to help people get experience with environmentally…

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New legislation to support clean vehicles in California

Legislation would cut the sales tax on clean vehicles by more than 50% Clean vehicles may become less expensive in California. State lawmakers are currently considering a legislation that would reduce the sales tax on all clean vehicles by more than 50%. This would reduce the overall cost of these vehicles and make them more financially attractive to consumers. Such a move could also bolster California’s position as a leading vehicle market, as consumers would be more willing to purchase clean vehicles that were not grossly expensive. Lower sales tax…

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California regulators introduce new plan to increase the number of zero-emissions vehicles on the road by 2025

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced a new mandate, which was approved by vote last week, which would require 15% of the new cars sold in the state to be electric, hybrid or powered by hydrogen fuel by 2025. The mandate has a wealth of support from major automakers, including General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan and Honda. Each of these manufacturers has plans to release hydrogen-powered or electric vehicles to the consumer market in 2013 or 2014. California residents have also shown their support for the initiative, believing…

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