California governor pushes for 5 million zero-emission cars by 2030, needs legislative approval
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Sacramento Bee, Jan 27, 2018
Gov. Jerry Brown outlined a $2.5 billion plan Friday to help Californians buy electric vehicles and expand a network of charging stations as part of a goal of getting 5 million zero-emission cars on the road by 2030, up from his previous goal of selling 1.5 million by 2025.
It’s a nearly 15-fold increase over the 350,000 zero-emission vehicles already on California’s roads. Reaching the goal will require that 40 percent of vehicles sold in 2030 be clean, said Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board, up from about 5 percent now. Read article.