The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

By | 2018-12-03T20:16:49+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Fuel cells, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , |

I was having a discussion with an acquaintance recently about zero emission vehicles and the how dirty the Fresno/Bakersfield area is. He rightly noted that transportation is light-duty vehicles are just a fraction of the emissions in those counties. He said he was not making a case for either Electric Vehicles nor hydrogen, and said [...]

clean cars affordable for lower-income Californians

By | 2018-09-10T14:14:38+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

OAKLAND — The California Air Resources Board today announced a new statewide grant and loan program to help lower-income consumers across California get into the cleanest new and used cars on the market. The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program to use initial $5 million to provide grants and loans for new and used clean cars. The [...]

DrivetheARC charges your Nissan Leaf for free

By | 2018-07-16T12:59:54+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electricity, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

I parked my Nissan Leaf at the charging station in front of Savemart in Auburn, CA, clicked on start, put my EVgo card up to scan, and it didn't work. I was just about to try it again when another Leaf driver got out of his car, put his iPhone up to the charger and [...]

Nine States plan the future of electric cars

By | 2018-06-21T12:54:49+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electric vehicles (EV), Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

The Trump Administration continues to try to weaken federal greenhouse gas (GHG) and corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for the nation’s light-duty vehicle fleet. In the face of adversity from the government, nine States have reaffirmed that they support the implementation of the Multi-State Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan for 2018-2021. “These nine [...]