Schumer seeks subsidies for drivers trading in gas cars for electric

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There's a new push for clean cars on the streets of Long Island and across the U.S.
           
Sen. Chuck Schumer is proposing a nationwide plan that he says would save new car buyers money.
           
It would give car owners who trade in gasoline-powered vehicles subsidies to buy electric cars.
           
Those rebates could total as much as $5,000.
           
The goal is to cut carbon emissions from traditional gasoline-powered cars.

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