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'Environment Colorado' Report Shows More Benefits Of Electric, Hybrid Vehicles

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) - A new report shows electric cars could prevent more than 365,000 metric tons of carbon pollution by 2025.

Environment Colorado released the report on Wednesday outlining the benefits of electric cars. More than 220,000 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are on the roads today and more electric charging stations are popping up in Colorado.

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"I can find stations just about anywhere in the metro area, and as we get out of the metro area they are growing more and more," said Rep. Max Tyler, D-Lakewood.

Sales of electric vehicles have increased by 500 percent in the last 2 years.

LINK: Environment Colorado

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