20 Aug '16, 4am

California Zero Emissions Bill Scrapped, For Now

California Zero Emissions Bill Scrapped, For Now

A bill in California’s state Legislature that would have required 15 percent of new car sales be zero-emission vehicles, either battery-electric or hydrogen powered, by 2025 has been withdrawn, for now. Democratic Assemblywoman Autumn Burke of Los Angeles announced her proposal last week, saying the existing zero-emission vehicle mandates were too weak to require significant new investments by automakers. Her bill would have also made plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), which include a gas engine, ineligible to comply with the mandate. “With just a week and a half to move the bill through, there just wasn’t enough time to overcome the opposition,” Allison Ruff, a spokeswoman for the legislator told Reuters . Proponents had promised to allow for the thorough examination and debate the topic merits, but Ruff said strong opposition came from a variety of groups includin...

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