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Washington state sets 2030 target date for banning the sale of gas-powered cars

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The bill also stipulates that a miles-driven tax be introduced in the state.
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Washington state lawmakers passed a bill targeting 2030 for a ban on the sale of new gas-fueled cars.
There would be restrictions only on passenger cars, not heavy-duty trucks.
The date is more aggressive than California's 2035 goal for phasing out combustion-car sales.
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Washington state lawmakers passed a bill on Thursday setting a target to stop sales of gasoline-fueled vehicles there beginning in 2030, five years sooner than California. The...
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Washington Will Be The First State To Ban Gas Cars

Washington Will Be The First State To Ban Gas Cars

24 days ago   |   By Jalopnik

Washington state just out California'd California, some 800,000 Subarus will soon need to visit home, and Ford just added a new exec that will do lobbyist-type things but isn't technically a lobbyist. All that and more in this TGIF edition of The Morning Shift for April 16, 2021.
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