Penske Andretti support Laguna Seca SCRAMP

The fight between SCRAMP and the County Administrator Offices is heating up. Both Roger Penske and Mario Andretti have sent letters of support to the Monterey County Board of Supervisors. The letter below shows that SCRAMP was taken by surprise. This is looking like an inside job, the question is from which group?   SCRAMP was [...]

By |2020-02-11T11:58:08-08:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California, Politics, Racing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Do generators or cars create more emissions?

SACRAMENTO – Utilities are increasingly turning to Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) to avoid starting wildfires during windy conditions. But before turning to diesel or gasoline generators to keep the lights on, California Air Resources Board (CARB) thinks Californians should be aware that cleaner options are available. The California Air Resources Board now has an [...]

California is still buying new cars ~ and it won’t stop

No matter what type of powertrain, or size of vehicles I can predict that new car sales in California will go up in the next quarter. The Campfire in Northern California and the Woolsey fire in Southern California destroyed thousands of vehicles. It's a sad statistic, but it is real. Thankfully, we can replace vehicles. [...]

By |2019-04-04T15:14:41-07:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: California|Tags: |0 Comments

2019 Tournament of Rosebowl Parade – The Melody of Life

 PASADENA, California (January 1, 2019) - The big news of the Rose Parade was the Chinese American (CAHFUSA’s) 95-Foot Float that caught Fire During the 130th Annual Rose Parade on New Year's Day. People at the event were upset that TV crews left before the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses float appeared. If [...]

NHTSA, EPA hearing on easing pollution limits

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 [...]

California Electric Vehicle Sales Increase

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California green vehicle market continues to experience growth throughout the state, especially with increasing electric vehicles sales which now make up 3.1 percent of total new vehicle sales year to date, an increase from 2.4 percent this time last year. However, according to the California Green Vehicle Report, the overall California [...]

California’s Brown blocks Trump offshore drilling

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation – SB 834 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and AB 1775 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) – to block new federal offshore oil drilling along California’s coast, and announced the state’s opposition to the federal government’s plan to expand oil drilling on public lands [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:34:01-07:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Auto industry news, California|Tags: |0 Comments

Gov. Brown on CARB – to the Sun and back

CARB celebrates 50 years of more emissions * Californians drove almost 335 Billion miles last year * historic agreement (now known as CARB) was between California's Republican Governor Reagan and the United States Republican President, Richard Nixon * Henry Ford II came out to California to complain about not being able to meet the standard [...]