California wants to replace polluters with electric vehicles

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California is looking to launch new rules that could help clean the air but also make driving a diesel truck much more expensive.

“We’re finally making a real effort to remove diesel trucks from California’s roads and highways forever,” said Stanley Young, spokesman for the California Air Resources Board.

With 1.5 million diesel vehicles on the road in California, trucking is big business. Car hauler David Tran said he has concerns about the state’s push toward electric vehicles.

“They can’t put electric pumps everywhere around the country for us to charge up,” Tran said.

California wants to be the first state in the nation to replace diesel trucks over the next 10 years with “zero emission” vehicles.

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