By Tara Desmond
The Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act was introduced today, cosponsored by Illinois Congressman Mike Bost, to protect Americans’ freedom of choice when purchasing vehicles. The bill is a response to the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) move to ban the sale of new internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035.
To achieve this ban on consumer choice, California would need a waiver from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
If the waiver is received, this will not only impact California but also 17 other states bound to follow California’s regulations. This would constitute 40 percent of the entire nation’s new car sales.
“It’s alarming that a state would take actions to remove Americans’ options for affordable and reliable transportation without concern for practicality,” Matt Rush, President of IL Corn Growers Association said.Click here to see more...