PALM SPRINGS, CA – Proposed legislation to sell hybrid vehicles over the Internet without dealer involvement appears to be running out of gas in California. Spearheading the bill is a consortium of environmental groups that touts such legislation as a way to encourage higher sales of “green” vehicles. Peter Welch The proposal would create a separate licensing category and, in effect, circumvent auto dealers by way of direct sales. Bill sponsors believe that defraying distribution ...

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