California: 'Good-Bye E-Cars'

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NPR's Andy Bowers reports that California is poised to abandon a decade-old experiment that envisioned streets full of non-polluting electric cars. Since the early-'90s, California has told automakers that by 2003 they would have to sell a percentage of so-called "zero emission" vehicles — and that meant electric cars. But with car companies now developing hydrogen fuel-cell technology, the state may soon release companies from the electric-car mandate.



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