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Colorado's Updated Electric Vehicle Plan Will Not Include Internal Combustion Engine Ban

By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff

Engine BanThe Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are currently drafting the state’s 2023 Colorado Electric Vehicle (EV) Plan. Despite being a CARB state, the current draft will not follow California by banning the sale of new internal combustion engine (ICE)-powered vehicles.

SEMA believes Coloradans, not the government, should be allowed to choose the type of vehicle technology that best serves them and their families, and encourages its members and enthusiasts to submit comments to the Colorado Energy Office by the December 31 deadline. The state aims to issue its final plan in late January or early February.

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