Keep going on with imposing stricter standards. The price of a car is already out of what most people can afford. Put everything on hiatus, develop real solutions to real problems obtain limited unemployment than think about stricter standards. But DC use their brain come now lets be realistic!
Of course progressives realize that overtly banning private autos would never fly in the US. So year by year they are pricing them out of reach of anyone but the elites. 20 yrs from now the segment of the public with personal vehicles will be a fraction of current numbers.
I think my 96 RAV4 is sitting in the driveway going up in value.
get the Nomenklatura all in Volts and the serfs and peons on the choo choo that our overlords so graciously supplied to get you to the job at the GM broom factory.