New York State Looks To Adopt California’s 2035 EV Sales Regulations56
New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the state will take major regulatory action requiring all new passenger cars, SUVs and pickups to be fully electric by 2035, meaning that EV sales will account for 100 percent of all new vehicle purchases. This new policy mirrors California’s plans to do the same.
The new legislature will build on already existing emissions regulations already in place in New York, gradually increasing the percentage of EV sales in phases through 2035. By 2026, 35 percent of new vehicle sales will be EVs, growing to 68 percent of sales by 2030 before finally increasing to 100 percent of new vehicle sales by 2035. In addition, new pollutant standards will be put in place for all 2026 through 2034 model year vehicles that still feature internal combustion engines. This new regulation will help ease manufacturers and consumers into an all-EV sales model.
“New York is a national climate leader and an economic powerhouse, and we’re using our strength to help spur innovation and implementation of zero-emission vehicles on a grand scale,” Governor Hochul said. “With sustained state and federal investments, our actions are incentivizing New Yorkers, local governments, and businesses to make the transition to electric vehicles. We’re driving New York’s transition to clean transportation forward, and today’s announcement will benefit our climate and the health of our communities for generations to come.”
This decision will move New York closer to its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 85 percent by 2050. Recently, California finalized its Advanced Clean Cars II regulation, opening the door for New York to follow suit. New York also added $10 million to its Drive Clean Rebate program, which helps consumers purchase or lease electric vehicles by taking up to $2,000 off the price of a new EV. The program can be combined with the federal tax rebate of $7,500.
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This is all politics and virtue signalling. None of these crooked politicians care about the environment. California’s waiver is just a xecutive order signature away from being banned pending a Republican administration. Ultimately this issue will be settled in the courts.
The “green” energy scam going on in California is mind boggling, this is truly a fraudulent scheme but no one seems to care as long as they are getting paid! Watch on YouTube, The “Dirty Secrets” of California’s Clean Energy, posted by California Insider.
“helps consumers purchase or lease electric vehicles by taking up to $2,000 off the price of a new EV”…..problem is 95% of all EV vehicles DO NOT QUALIFY for the $ 2000 rebate….most get $500 …..after dealer markup that’s worthless, just like this Governor
And that is the problem. The dealers are all scamming for the fed and state credits and the manufacturers are allowing it as well as the gov who know they will do this. So its a subsidy thru us to the companies!
I hope one day that these vehicles are called what they truly are, “Battery Powered”, not Electric vehicles, big difference.
Before you do a story on each state just get this out in one story.
There are 13 states looking to pass this law and they account for 1/3 of the sales in this country. This is likely to happen and people need to be informed.
This has gone far past just voting one guy as president anymore and I have warned of that.
This is why GM and others are spending billions on these cars as to not do so would finish these companies off.
The green agenda has gotten from the federal to the state level now and like roaches it will be hard to stop. These folks scatter when you put the spot light on them.
I hope people start to watch Gavin Newsome as he will take Biden’s place in the next election and he is a very dangerous man. He not only will damage ICE beyond repair in the used market but the economy too if we still have one by then.
I just hope people will wake up before then. On the bright side. Virginia is in the process of jettononing the asinine standard the previous governor adopted.
What will actually “finish these Companies off” is when no one buys their battery-powered vehicles. Based on comments you can read on any comment board, no one wants the things.
Yes I talked with my GM dealer last Saturday and he said that he hears it everyday that no one wants these EV’s.
As she is chauffeured around in an ICE SUV.
Good luck with that, I’m glad my free red state will remain free.
Here in MA, the electric supply rate from National Grid is rising from 11.5 cents / kwh to 34.9 cents / kwh on November 1st. The war on natural gas, which generates our electricity here, is going to hurt a lot of people.
Anything out of short city driving these electric go karts are worthless!! Love the douch bags bragging about their electric car that just sat for an hour at COAL fired charge station!! Morons!!
Douche bags are everywhere driving their smelly noisy ICE cars.
How profound your comment. Not to worry. The reality check is in, here it is.
States cannot mandate and force their citizens or masses to purchase a particular product or service. It’s like mandating their citizens to purchase plastic footwear versus leather footwear, arguing that leather footwear is detrimental to livestock and livestock produces harmful methane into the environment.
This crazy EV mandate will eventually be hammered out in time by the US Supreme Court. The court using the constitution, logic and rationality, will find for consumer choice between ICE and electric propell. Both forms of motive power are safe, reliable and acceptable.
GM will modify it’s all in stance on electrics. The US Supreme Court will have the final say so. Not Mary Bara, not the GM board of directors, not Gavin Newsom, not the California legislature, not the legislatures and governors of Washington state, New York state, Massachusetts, not the council members of the City of Berkeley, California.
I rest my case.
Uninformed little dimwits driving energy hog BEV’s and stealing everyone else’s electric power that is needed for A/C, heating, cooking etc. are the real “douche bags” you little twit !
Right because everyone is towing 10k pounds loads and driving hundreds of miles daily.
If its such a leader why is it waiting on CA first. Also thats what they get from the gov when the haters pushed Como out.
I suppose ICE will sky rocket in price 2032 to 2034 in those states and likely across America. I’m lucky, by then I likely won’t be driving if I am even around. Young people will never know the great ride we have had.
Robert, what great rides are you talking about?
Not the noisy polluting things we drive now. The young people I know now are not interested in cars at all. What they want is working less and getting more money.
Here in Illinois, the Governor, Pritzker evaded the question, but wait ’till he’s reelected this fall. It’s sickening. And just wait, trying to keep your ICE car on the road will become a nightmare. Cash for clunkers x100.
Just remember our farmer need fuel to farm. So, they will never make a E-tractor. the cord wouldn’t be long enough. LOL Also not everybody has that kind of money for EV crap. 🦽🏁
EVs would be absolutely useless for that disastrous situation in the Southeast.
There are people in Florida with solar and they have power which means they can charge their vehicles. Those vehicles can also be used to power devices as well. Remember gas stations don’t work without power.
You can hook up emergency generators to power gas stations. Solar will work provided it was not destroyed by the hurricane.
Gas stations are pre-wired to allow connections to small, portable gas-powered generators in Hurricane country. It’s Code in many areas and voluntary in others. The fuel may not flow at the Gph rate motorists are used to in normal times, but the fuel is still accessed and delivered. Some frequently affected areas even have provisions to use manual power to get gas out of the storage tanks.
Monarch made an e-tractor. It’s even autonomous. They argue you’ll save money by not hiring laborers. No joke.
Electric tractors already exist. Electric vehicles do well in low speed high torque situations.
They already make all-electric tractors, and Farmers could generate their own electricity using solar and wind with battery storage backup. Be truly independent.
To the three ignoramuses yapping about “electric tractors” (gosh are you really that stupid ? ) Clearly you are clueless but shoot your mouths off anyway. You’re not only clueless about the demands for sustained power of AG equipment but also that you couldn’t even begin to re-charge anything like that with Solar. Wise Up !
Here in California we have what they call the bullet train. It has eaten up billions of tax dollars and goes nowhere just another liberal pipe dream. Hopefully people will see that what sounds good is not always good for the American people. That Gavin Newsom is a piece of work and hopefully Americans can see that he does not live in the real world and do not vote for him.
Thank God that we don’t have Ev fire trucks or my house would be burn down right now from the Foresthill fires a couple of weeks back.
Newsome is a piece of something, but work is not it!
Newsom is a favorite son on the Democrats power bench which is pretty shallow. Nancy’s nephew. You are right, he is the annoited one. Brandon was an eleventh hour plug and play since running Hillary again against Trump would have really achieved a huge outcry from the public with the planned fixed election.
Newsom is making a name for himself in California which is a bellweather state. The California elite in LA and SF considers everybody to the East outside of Colorado, Illinois, New York and New England to be morons. Especially the deep red states like Utah, Texas, Alabama as examples.
Yes, Newsom as part of the elite SF ratpack is in the upper tier of the Democratic hierarchy to be their plug and play candidate for president.
Remember a few years back when cheap, plentiful, clean natural gas was going to replace all those nasty coal plants. I heat and cook with it, and now, guess what?
Insanity prevails. Forcing the masses into one choice.
Not exactly one. The CA rule does actually allow for 20% of sales to be plug-in hybrids.
WEll, glad I have solar power to recharge my cars…. It will be interesting to see how much the electric rates will raise here in NYS…. I’ll have to ask my tenant since I haven’t purchased any ENERGY for electricity in 8 years… Just about $11 a month every month for delivery.
But if it goes above 20 cents / kwh then everyone here who constantly states that solar power is useless will be shown to not know what they are talking about…. Electricity at basically well over 40 cents/ kwh (delivery and energy) in Mass. is probably due to having no gas lines – getting gas from Europe when they don’t have any, and building natural gas plants rather than reliable coal power when also not having any gas lines….
At least the dual fuel plants can burn $100 / barrel crude oil (turned into #6 fuel oil)..
I’d also like to see what the price of Propane is…. I’m sure if it was what it is here in Western NY (about 15 cents / kwh currently) that people in MASS would start having Propane Stoves, Propane Clothes Dryers, water heaters and furnaces.
I do like you since you’re a person of applied science.
However, solar produced electricity in your area of central New York state in the fall, winter and early spring is very limited by a gray carpet cloud layer. Germany and England face this same condition.
With the current insane demolition of efficient coal and natural gas fueled electric generating stations and the switch to wind and solar renewables, the kwh cost rates in 2035 will be shocking ( no pun intended ). As a New Yorker you folks need to call for the construction of a dam complex of the Niagra and American Falls for a super hydro complex. This would be a terrific solution to feeding the grid in your area at a reasonable cost in the absence of fossil fuel electric generating plants. A win-win for everybody.
David Alan Murray:
You must not be familiar with the international legalities of the Lewiston and Queenston (near the falls – which is the international border) generation complexes. Since it is not particularly germaine here let me just state the one-liner that the natural potential energy of the Niagara River is very efficiently utilized already, ESPECIALLY on the American side.
Hoping your comment about having solar power to recharge your cars is sarcasm ? Solar will only recharge a BEV if you want to just drive around the block…..slowly !
No sarcasm:… My system produces just slightly less than 9200 kwh per year…Of course, nothing at all 3 months of the year since they are totally snow covered…. But the credit I’ve accrued in the other 9 months lets me ‘ride through’ the winter month with an $11/month electricity bill.
My main contribution is producing electricity for my neighborhood – generating credits for me and reducing the peak summertime loads for the utility; A BIG BENEFIT to them.
I’m very frugal with my use of electricity… Anything at all that can run on natural gas – does – including a large 8′ x 10′ hot tub (difficult conversion job). Before purchasing electric vehicles, I used to use under 3,000 kwh/year – so with the 3 evs I now use TRIPLE what I used to use, which just so happens to match my yearly solar generation.
Let me go on record by saying I’m against forced EV migration
But the reality is, the manufacturers are moving to them whether we like it or not, and irrespective of what state laws are.
So when a few blue states pass laws, all the manufacturers will switch ALL their product.
They don’t have the money to design, build, and market two vehicle line-ups.
We’ll ALL be forced to own them. No matter if the color of your state or what laws are passed.
The fat lady has not sung yet on EV mandates. The fat lady will be the US Supreme Court. States cannot force / mandate their citizens to purchase a particular good or service when other suitable, reliable, safe options are available. As an example which I have previously cited, it’s as a state or presidential executive order mandates that all citizens must purchase plastic footwear in 2035 versus leather footwear to abate livestock methane emissions which are damaging the environment.
Various states are hell bent on forcing their citizenry into the purchase of EV’s by 2035 such as California, Washington State, New York State, etc. The kwh charge cost in 2035 with the closure of coal fired generating plants will be in the stratosphere. Also for states such as New York and the New England states, even western Washington state. you have a gray carpet cloud layer blocking out the sun for several months of the year in the fall, winter and early spring, curtailing solar electricity production.
Big oil will eventually file complaints which will be hammered out in the US Supreme Court. Not to worry if you live in a state like California mandating EV’s by 2035. It will all be reversed through the application of constitutional law by the US Supreme Court. GM will adjust their “all in” business plan. Cummins will keep making diesel engines. All will be good.
So, states rights only apply if it’s a policy you agree with?
Eastern WA doesn’t get that same constant grey layer, and there are these things called power lines to transport electricity. Eastern WA also has a good amount of wind power potential.
Western WA, there is decent potential for off-shore wind power, but currently the tech is a bit expensive, because the waters are deep out there. But that’s getting solved and prices coming down.
And solar still generates even on cloudy days. Just not as much.
It doesn’t matter what any governmental body passes or rules.
If the automakers switch, we’re all getting nothing but EVs.
The government and/or courts cannot force automakers to keep making ICE vehicles.
In the end, the switchover isn’t going to come from governments. It’s going to come from the automakers themselves.
(I know what you’re going to say: “the switchover is being forced in some way or another by a governmental agency”. What I’m saying is, you could take ALL of that away, and the switchover will still come.)
Ford, Toyota and a few other automakers are not going to totally retool for EVs like GM states they are going to do. GM will eventually modify their business plan when the US Supreme Court strikes down the state mandate for EV’s. Do you think big oil producing states like Wyoming, Texas, Louisiana are going to embrace EV’s? Also 90% of the motorists prefer ICE as do auto and truck hobbiests. Have you been to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas? If not you should attend for a reality check.
The internal combustion engine is man’s greatest invention. You cannot shove that aside for special interest groups who do not have a clue of the total applied science picture.
ICE is not man’s greatet invention. If you think that then you’re missing a lot of more important inventions. Thinking 30% efficient ICE will last forever is short sighted. It’s like saying vacuums tubes were the most important invention ignoring integrated circuits.
ICE will not disappear tomorrow. But there are a lot of ICE related companies looking to diversify. A typical ICE owner doesn’t even know what SEMA is. Most people buy cars to commute and do things around town. They don’t drive cross country or tow boats, trailers, etc. For those people an EV at the right price will do anything they need it to do, cost less to own, pollute less, have better performance and quieter ride.
Would you rather eat baloney or prime rib?
To me an ICE vehicle, be it a sports car with manual transmission or a pickup with a diesel engine far outshines a battery and electric motor vehicle.
Electric vehicles to me are baloney. They will serve the function like filling a hungry stomach with a baloney sandwich on white bread. But a crew cab diesel pickup is eating prime rib. Also for safety considerations would you rather travel in a unibody electric beercan or a body on ladder frame vehicle?
With all this in vogue electronic, electric and autonomous garbage, they are continuing to tack on motor vehicles you are taking the thinking and skill levels away from humans.
Also we have desert and arctic climates that I assure you after a period of five years or so will stress the electronics on a motor vehicle into periodic hiccups and failures.
The masses have been unfortunately hornswoggled into fast foods, soda beverages, tobacco products, snack foods, alcoholic beverages, modern Hollywood media, high density housing, plastic bottled water with toxic polymers and now electric cars. The above direct consumables with the exception of electric cars and media are big profit, habit forming, and life shortening items.
Wonder now why health care is the greatest segment of our GNP versus steel and automobiles in the 1950’s. Please bring back the America we grew up in.
Sometimes all you need is a baloney sandwich.
I always preface that I drive 3 plug-in vehicles, and that most of the electrical consumption in my home (2/3’ds of it at least) is to recharge their batteries….
But saying ICE is only 30 % efficient ignores the way the world works…. The very best solar panels contemplated are only 25 % efficient… My own solar installation is only about 13% efficient….
So what? Its free electricity after I amortize the ‘present value’ of the money I used to install them… And yes I used tax credits to ease the financial pain…
Tax credits: For the uninitiated here (Surprises me just HOW MANY of those people exist) – a Tax Credit IS NOT A GIFT. It is simply less money being STOLEN from me in the year I take advantage of it. Besides after paying a lifetime of several hundred THOUSAND dollars in taxes that don’t do much good, and do ten times more HARM, I decided that ‘If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em’. I tire of being a slave.
David Alan Murray,
I think your biases are seeping into you posts.
I question your “stats”. Please provide sources to support your claims.
I don’t think the internal combustion engine is the greatest single invention in the history of mankind. It’s probably much simpler than that, like the inclined plane, or screw, or the wheel.
Nor do I believe the courts will step in and do anything. You seemed to have missed my point completely.
Car companies are moving to electric irrespective of any law or mandate or whatever.
Some will be doing it faster than others, but they will all move that way.
For those of us that love ICE, our best bet is to build a garage and stockpile 2-8 extremely low mile used ICE vehicles. Keep them clean and dry until you need them. Then grab one out of the garage and drive it till it drops. Rinse and repeat.
Robert, what great rides are you talking about?
Not the noisy polluting things we drive now. The young people I know now are not interested in cars at all. What they want is working less and getting more money.
Sounds like a great future for our country 🙄
Why is everyone surprised that NY is following California?
The Automakers will always follow Californias lead so that means every Single State will eventually as well.
California has been dictating what happens in the Auto Industry in this Country for over 50 years now. That will never change!!!
Thank you for your comment.
To clarify my position, I’m commenting about specific state and federal mandates about solely requiring the purchase of electric vehicles in the marketplace. Yes, the automakers will all be making and offering electric vehicles, but what I am arguing is that a state cannot mandate the electric vehicle as the sole purchase choice. This is tantamount to a commercial purchase restriction of a common time proven tangible good.
Examples that I can cite that have been reversed both by Supreme Court and legislative action are alcoholic beverage restrictions and reversal in the early part of the last century. The sole and restrictive mandates of various banking laws which have been reversed. The recent Jones Maritime Act which has been reversed for Puerto Rico. Lastly the mandated and then reversed Covid vaccine edicts. Further various OSHA workplace safety and health mandated regulations which have been reversed by the federal courts. These are several.
California and New York are rogue states that are killing themselves with insane mandates and restrictions. Both states are experiencing an exodus of citizens and industry. I can directly attest to this as I live in Nevada. Las Vegas has become East LA. Reno has become a Northern California industrial center. Millions of square feet of concrete tilt up commercial buildings are being built in Las Vegas, Reno and Salt Lake City. Housing and rent prices in Nevada and Utah have become Californized. High density apartment complexes are going up like mad in Reno, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Denver to house exiting Golden staters.
Now as to internal combustion engines be they fueled by gasoline, natural gas, diesel, propane, methane..what have you, wars and commerce have these motive forces at their center. All tangible goods come off the back of a truck. I’m a fan of both internal combustion engines and electric motors. I have worked for both Caterpillar, a stellar maker of internal combustion engines and Harnischfeger, a stellar maker of electric motors. My argument in this era is that the states cannot by legislation mandate the requirement to purchase one specific type of motive force. Big oil will be taking this argument to the US Supreme Court and I can see the court reversing the California, New York and Washington State electric vehicle positions.
I rest my case.