Car Dealers That Miss Zero-Emission Quota Could Be Barred From NJ Market

by Tom Johnson / NJ Spotlight

In five years, up to 19,000 plug-in electric vehicles could be sold in New Jersey. But the possibility that it may not happen is very worrisome to the state’s automotive retailers, who are supposed to achieve that goal.

Under a decade-old law, car dealers must ratchet up sales of zero-emission and hybrid vehicles dramatically in the next several years, or face draconian sanctions. The penalties could exclude car manufacturers from selling any of their vehicles in the state — whether they are cleaner-running or more traditional models.

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