Electric Vehicles Get a Boost

Electric and natural gas vehicles allowed to use in California's carpool lanes.
June 16, 2000, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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While the decision to allow 5,000 electric and natural gas vehicles to use carpool lanes will have virtually no impact on traffic, the move is a huge victory for EV proponents. However, with monthly lease fees at $400-$500 per month, the vehicles are still outside the range of most consumers. Opponents charge that the state is trying to force a new technology on consumers.

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Published on Monday, October 31, 2005 in The Los Angeles Times
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