The Sale of gas-powered vehicles is prohibited in New York.
If all goes as planned, New York will outlaw the sale of all gas-powered vehicles by the year 2035.Governor Kathy Hochul made the announcement earlier this week.
According to it, the state wants 35% of new cars to be zero-emission by 2026 and 60% by 2030. By 2035, all brand-new school buses must be zero-emission vehicles.
Before the rules are put into effect, a public hearing will be held.The choice was made when Californians decided to forbid the sale of new gas-powered vehicles beginning in 2035.
The governor also introduced a $10 million Drive Clean Reimbursement Program, according to Engadget, which offers citizens a $2,000 rebate toward the purchase of
more than 60 EVs and plug-in hybrids.This is in addition to the $7,500 federal tax credit. Therefore, people won't have any more excuses.
The state has invested $92 million on the initiative so far. "New York is a climate leader in the country and a financial powerhouse,
There will be a set of emission regulations for passenger cars, light trucks, and medium-duty vehicles using gas combustion engines
for the model years 2026 through 2034 in addition to t
e ban on gas-powered vehicles.
In addition, the bipartisan infrastructure plan will allocate $5 billion for electric vehicle charging networks, including $175 million going to the state of New York.