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 [...]

California Electric Vehicle Sales Increase

By | 2018-09-10T18:48:30+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: California, electric vehicles (EV), Fuel cells, Hybrids, Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

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

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

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 [...]

Gov. Brown on CARB – to the Sun and back

By | 2018-01-29T17:15:20+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Auto industry news, California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Politics, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

* 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 standard Governor Brown was the keynote speaker at the [...]