Only zero emission cars and passenger trucks, like hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, will be sold in California by 2035, new legislation announced on Wednesday requires.
In the most aggressive legislation move taken by any state in the US in the climate change fight, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the sale of diesel or gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035.
“This is the most impactful step our state can take to fight climate change,” said Governor Newsom.
“For too many decades, we have allowed cars to pollute the air that our children and families breathe. Californians shouldn’t have to worry if our cars are giving our kids asthma.”
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