Governor of California Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Wednesday that helps in sustainability of California’s replace gasoline cars to electric by 2035 year which amounts to the most aggressive clean-car policy in the United States in the support of electric cars. Although it bans the sale of new gasoline cars and trucks after the 15-year deadline, it will still allow such vehicles to be owned and sold on the used-car market.
“This is the most impactful step our state can take to fight climate change in the support of electric cars,” the Governor of California Gavin Newsom said in a statement.
“Our cars shouldn’t make wildfires worse — and create more days filled with smoky air. Cars shouldn’t melt glaciers or raise sea levels threatening our cherished beaches and coastlines.” mention Gavin Newsom.
The executive order directs state agencies to develop strategies for an integrated, statewide rail and transit network, and incorporate safe and accessible infrastructure into projects to support bicycle and pedestrian options, particularly in low-income and disadvantaged communities.
The text of today’s executive order can be found here and a copy can be found here.
California will be leading the nation in this effort – joining 15 countries that have already committed to phase out gasoline-powered cars and using our market power to push zero-emission vehicle innovation and drive down costs for everyone.
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