22 May '18, 3pm

Why are so many electric cars (still) only sold in California?

CARB ZEV vehicle game board 2018 Enlarge Photo Car buyers don't have to live under California's golden sunshine to want electric cars. Yet, in some months, buyers in California purchase more than half of all the electric cars sold in the U.S. According to reader Mike Kamm (H/T Mike), even several of the electric cars that used to be sold in the Northeast are now nearly impossible to find on dealers' lots, at least in his home state of New York. New York is one of nine Northeastern states that have signed on to California's Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) program. Among the cars he says he can no longer find at dealerships are the VW e-Golf, Smart Electric Drive (that is, any Smart), and BMW i3. Green Car Reports has confirmed with Hyundai that its two newest electric cars, the Ioniq Electric and the Kona Electric will only be sold in California. Subaru's new plug-in Crosstrek...

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