Colorado moved toward becoming the 11th state last week to require automakers to sell electric cars in the state to meet a specific quota tied to overall sales.
Colorado would be the second non-coastal state to adopt the policy, after Vermont. The 10 other states that mandate zero-emission vehicle regulations include California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The Colorado mandate is the first action of Gov. Jared Polis, who issued the executive order Thursday in Denver. The requirement follows Colorado’s adoption of California’s emissions standards last fall under former Gov. John Hickenlooper.
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