by Phil Dzikiy, Electrek
As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares to introduce the final form of its proposal to freeze US fuel economy standards sometime in the near future, California is giving more indications of how it intends to fight the regulatory rollback.
Late last week, California Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) co-introduced the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act of 2019 in the House and Senate, respectively. The proposed bill would require 50% of new passenger vehicle sales in the US to be zero emission EVs, by 2030.
That percentage would increase 5% each year until 2040, when all new passenger cars sold in the US would be all-electric (or hydrogen fuel cell) vehicles.
Latest posts by Guest Blogger (see all)
- Meet Bronwyn Simmons – our new intern - June 5, 2019
- The power switch: tracking Britain’s record coal-free run - May 31, 2019
- U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska Arctic refuge this year - May 30, 2019