The state of California may have passed the regulation, but don't look for any immediate implementation, or for other states to quickly copy its move. Regulators voted unanimously late last week to adopt new standards that call for emissions reductions of 22% from cars and light trucks by 2012 and 30% by 2016, according to the California Air Resources Board. California regs may add $1,000 to $3,000 to the cost of a new vehicle. CARB estimates the tighter controls will add $325 to ...

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