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About one-quarter of U.S. car sales occur in eight states: California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Today the governors of those states announce details of their plan to have 15 percent of the new cars sold be zero-emission vehicles by 2025.

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee discusses the plan with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.


This segment aired on May 29, 2014.

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