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By 2025, when the Advanced Clean Cars rules are fully implemented, one in seven new cars sold in California – 1.4 million – will be non-polluting or nearly so, including:

Meanwhile, gasoline and diesel-powered passenger vehicles would grow ever cleaner and more efficient. A variety of new technologies – from direct fuel injection to lower rolling resistance tires – will cut pollution while delivering the kind of performance, utility and safety car owners have come to expect.

Today’s clean cars, by technology and fuel type*

*Source: ARB’s buying guide for clean cars,