Proposal to require more electric car sales in New Mexico finds support

A proposed rule that would amp up electric car sales in New Mexico as part of the effort to slash climate-warming greenhouse gases got a formal hearing Wednesday, with experts, regulators and residents testifying mostly in favor of it.

Known as the clean-car rule, it would align with California’s current standards requiring electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids make up an increasing portion of automakers’ new sales within the state.

Read the full story by the Santa Fe New Mexican.

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