20 May '11, 7pm

Honda and Ford join plug-in advocacy groups to say that conventional hybrids should finally be kicked out of HOV lanes.

Honda and Ford join plug-in advocacy groups to say that conventional hybrids should finally be kicked out of HOV lanes.

The groups believe the incentive is effective in creating markets for vehicles with new advanced technologies—but believe regular hybrids benefited from the perk, but are no longer relevant to the incentive. The letter explains, “Continued extensions of the program do not serve to incentivize sales of hybrid vehicles as the cap on yellow stickers was reached approximately seven years ago, shortly after the program's inception.” The letter complains that the extension to July 1 was granted “without any public airing of the issue during two years of debate over the future HOV program.”

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