COLORADO POLITICS — Subaru is one of Colorado’s favorite car makes, but you won’t be able to get one that plugs in for a while.

Subaru is planning to release its first plug-in hybrid powertrain on its Crosstrek models “in limited quantities,” but only in the 10 states that have adopted zero-emissions vehicle requirements, Colorado dealerships are telling customers.

States with zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) rules are California, Oregon, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and other states in the Northeast.

The program started in California and requires automakers to provide a number of electric cars and trucks based on the company’s overall sales in that state. The goal is to get automakers to research, develop and market electric vehicles.

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