Internal Combustion Engine Vehicle Ban Not In Updated Colo. EV Plan

Dec. 27, 2022

The state’s 2023 Colorado Electric Vehicle (EV) Plan doesn't follow California's lead.

Dec. 23, 2022—Colorado will not follow California’s protocol in banning the sale of new internal combustion engine (ICE)-powered vehicles. 

According to a SEMA press release, despite being a CARB state, the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado Department of Transportation will not set a mandate against gas-powered vehicle sales in its new Electric Vehicle plan. 

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