California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates EV buses

By | 2018-12-14T18:32:48+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions, Environment|Tags: |

The California Air Resources Board today approved a first-of-its-kind regulation in the United States that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040. “A zero-emission public bus fleet means cleaner air for all of us. It dramatically reduces tailpipe pollution from buses in low-income [...]

NHTSA, EPA hearing on easing pollution limits

By | 2018-09-25T14:02:32+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), electric vehicles (EV), Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA)|Tags: , , |

It's a juxtaposition that NHTSA/EPA has picked Fresno, CA to have their first meeting on easing the pollution limits that were set in 2012. Instead of having it at the Capitol in Sacramento, CA, on California Air Resources Board (CARB) territory they have picked the dirtiest county in California, Fresno. The first thought is that [...]

Top ten reasons to buy electric or plug-in vehicles

By | 2018-04-06T16:43:04+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), California Air Resources Board (CARB), electric vehicles (EV), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

At the 2018 New York International Auto Show, there was a variant of an electrified vehicle on every manufacturer's stage. Some have been around for years, some we got to see for the first time. Thanks to Toyota (the company with the longest running hybrid), Tesla (the only all-electric car company in the United States), [...]

Nichols McCarthy CARB EPA look back over 50 years

By | 2018-01-30T16:38:25+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Politics|Tags: |

* McCarthy - more Volkswagen executives will go to jail * Nichols - Governor Brown invited Chinese to sell their electric vehicles in California * McCarthy - when the federal government takes a break, CARB doesn't * Nichols - U.S. as a whole is not as big a part of the World market for cars [...]