29 Dec '15, 12pm

No More California Carpool-Lane Stickers For Plug-In Hybrids

Stephen Edelstein 269 views Dec 29, 2015 Green HOV-Lane Sticker Enlarge Photo Solo carpool-lane access has proven to be one of the most effective tools to get California drivers to buy plug-in electric cars. But soon new drivers of plug-in hybrids in the Golden State may no longer be able to take advantage of that perk--unlike new drivers of battery-electric cars. The full allotment of 85,000 "green stickers" has been issued, and there will be no more unless the state legislature authorizes it. DON'T MISS: Carpool-Lane Access: Very Important For Electric-Car Adoption, It Turns Out If no such legislation is passed, the plug-in hybrid program will come to a halt as did the previous "yellow sticker" program for conventional hybrid cars, which was also limited to 85,000 stickers. In the meantime, the California Department of Motor Vehicles will continue accept applications and...

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