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CARB Endorses First-Time Fees On High-GHG Cars, Tax Breaks For ZEVs

June 6, 2019
California Air Resources Board (CARB) officials are recommending that state lawmakers charge extra registration or other fees on vehicles with higher greenhouse gas emissions to encourage motorists to buy cleaner cars, while also endorsing more tax and fee relief for buying and driving zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). “Develop an equitable, self-sustaining program that incentivizes ZEVs by imposing a fee on vehicles with high GHG emissions,” states draft policy recommendations unveiled by CARB staff at a May 31 workshop in Sacramento. The...

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