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What the bill will doReduce global warming...

What the bill will do

Reduce global warming emissions from new cars sold in Maryland by, on average, 30 percent by 2016.

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Penalize automakers that don't meet the standard. They must offer customers incentives to buy hybrids and other efficient vehicles.

Cost buyers about $1,000 more per vehicle, on average. Most of the cost will be for big vehicles that need engine upgrades to pollute less.

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Require all cars sold in Maryland to have about $150 in smog-control equipment not standard in most states.


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