Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

By | 2019-03-27T11:16:37+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Audi, Auto industry news, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Cadillac, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Chrysler, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Ford, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Honda, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

By | 2019-03-06T11:34:17+00:00 March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Toyota|

Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, at an air-sucking 9,600 feet is the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado. Higher up, somewhere around 11,000 feet is the Golden Horseshoe, the playground in the mountainous terrain that we tested each of the trucks, [...]

2019 Chicago Auto Show unveils

By | 2019-02-15T08:05:51+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Chicago Auto Show, Ford, Infiniti, Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen|Tags: |

Chicago is the windy city, but it is also home to the self-proclaimed largest auto show in the Nation. Here are some of the vehicles we saw while at the show: 2020 Subaru Legacy The seventh-generation Legacy will be available in Base, Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT and Touring XT models this fall. [...]

Toyota Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Truck at CES2019

By | 2019-02-03T18:27:03+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Toyota|Tags: , |

The first drayage truck Toyota used to retrofit into a fuel-cell was a Kenworth T660. Toyota pimped the Kenworth Truck Company using two fuel-cell Mirai sedans to create the T660. A Drayage truck’s CO2 emissions are equal to 22 units of Passenger vehicle. Chris Rovik, engineer and executive program manager of Toyota Motor North America's [...]