Lawmakers in Washington state passed a bill last night that has effectively given a death sentence to gasoline-powered vehicles. In short The bill requires all passenger and light-duty vehicles sold or registered in 2030 or later to be powered by electricity. That’s five years earlier than California, which has been seen as a progressive trendsetter in the US. But not anymore! It seems Washington is set to take that crown. An important detail It sounds simple enough, but there is a caveat, and the state isn’t simply banning cars. The new bill runs alongside the roll-out of a road-usage charge. Only…

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