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 [...]

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 [...]

Hurricane Harvey and the water continues to rise

By | 2017-08-31T15:01:58+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy|Tags: , |

As I watch the devastation of Hurrican Harvey on television I see people in the streets; they are wading through water that is up to their waist. These are grown men at least six feet tall, helping other people out of the water. While car sales will see a decline for the short-term in Texas, [...]

Donald Trump, CAFE, EPA waivers & SB32

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), California Air Resources Board (CARB), Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), electric vehicles (EV), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

California has saved almost 50,000,000 gallons of gasoline a year by using less than 175,000 alternative technology vehicles. If California hadn't instituted rules that required companies to use better fuel economy technology, we wouldn't have these cars on the market. These are two very important points to remember as you read this article. President Donald [...]