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California Approves Plan to Phase Out New Gas-Powered Cars

The California Air Resources Board (CARB), on August 25, 2022, voted to adopt … the state’s ambitious zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) regulation now set to fully phase out the sale of conventional gas-powered vehicles by 2035. The regulation, part of the Advanced Clean Cars II proposal, accelerates the required ZEV sales that automakers must deliver each year, which increases year over year beginning in 2026.

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