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California is planning to phase out all gas-powered automobiles by 2035.
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California is planning to phase out all gas-powered automobiles by 2035.

California intends to prohibit the sale of new gasoline-powered automobiles. The California Air Resources Board declared in a statement that the board hopes to make it happen by 2035. Beginning in 2026, California will require that 35% of new vehicles be either partially or entirely electric. Plug-in hybrids will be treated the same as fully electric cars (EVs) if they have an electric-only range of 70 miles or more and meet all other EV criteria. "This is historic. This is the most significant action taken by CARB in the last 30 years. It is critical not only for California, but also for the country and the world," California Air Resources Board member Daniel Sperling told CNN. According to the New York Times, the new laws may persuade the federal government and more than a dozen ...