Colorado will adopt California-style low-emission vehicle standards under Hickenlooper order

Colorado could be using California’s rules by end of 2018; critics leery since coastal states differ from mountain region.

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday issued an executive order requiring the adoption of low-emission vehicle standards by 2025, with the first steps in developing the program ready by the end of this year.

By David Migoya, The Denver Post.