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News New York State to Ban New ICE Sales by 2035

New York State to Ban New ICE Sales by 2035

New York, another massive market, plans to turn its back on ICEs which will benefit some automakers

  • It joins California, Quebec, and other areas in doing so.

  • The new legislation also touches on new heavy- and medium-duty trucks which will need to meet zero-emission requirements by 2045.

New York represents a substantial 6% of all new vehicle sales in the US. Combined with California, Québec, and other markets, demand for new electrified vehicles in North America, despite lagging behind Europe, for example, has nowhere to go but up into the stratosphere.

California Looking To Ban All Gas-Only Cars By 2035

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul has just signed legislation that will ban all sales of new light-duty cars and trucks powered by internal combustion engines come 2035. The legion also holds a provision for heavy- and medium-duty trucks which will need to meet zero-emission requirements by 2045 as well. This move is part of the State’s plan to reduce its greenhouse emissions by 85% by 2050.

The news story, originally published by CNBC, notes that this will benefit automakers that are committed to producing and selling EVs. As New York represents roughly 6% of all new vehicle sales in the US, brands like Volkswagen, GM, Tesla, and others may see their market shares grow in the state.

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