California to ban sales of all new gas-powered cars beginning in 2035

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2022
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California regulators are expected to ban the sale of all new gasoline-powered vehicles beginning in 2035, a major step for the largest auto market in the United States and one that the Democratic government hopes can accelerate the transition toward electric vehicle adoption.

The rule is expected to take effect Thursday following a vote by the California Air Resources Board, according to the New York Times. It also sets interim targets to help phase out the sale of internal combustion engine models: By 2026, it states, 35% of new cars sold must be zero-emissions vehicles — an amount that climbs to 68%...

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