27 Aug '16, 2pm

Plug In America Opposing California Bill Limiting HOV Stickers on All-Electric Vehicles

Plug In America has been opposing a California legislative bill that values plug-in hybrids but limits incentives on purchasing all-electric vehicles. The electric car advocacy group has been encouraging its members and the public to oppose Assembly Bill 1964, which is expected to be voted on before the legislative session ends on August 31. Plug In America (PIA) appreciates support the bill gives to High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) carpool lane green stickers for plug-in hybrid vehicles, but opposes limitations placed on white stickers for battery electric vehicles. HOV stickers have always been an enticing selling point for car companies in a state beleaguered by heavy traffic. It’s been a perk for electric car drivers to access “diamond lanes” while riding solo, while other vehicles are required to have two or more passengers in the car to access HOV lanes. The AB 1964 bill...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/plug-in-america-opposing-califo...

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