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Washington state finally lifting ban on zero-emission vehicle mandates

March 12, 2020

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Earlier this week, Washington state senators signed a bill that would lift the state’s current ban on zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) programs. All that’s left for it to come into law is governor Jay Inslee’s signature, UCS USA reports. With the bill‘s passing, it’s expected to give the state’s Department of Ecology the opportunity to begin drafting a ZEV program that would require auto marques to make more electric vehicles available in the state. [Read: UK’s first EV-only service station is coming this summer] Assuming the bill goes ahead, it’s expected that a mandate would require 5% of car sales in…

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