Browsing the "CARB" Tag

Help Volkswagen Spend $2 Billion On Electric Car Infrastructure

December 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Volkswagen has created a new website entitled Electrify America where people and institutions can make suggestions about how the first $400,000 it is required to invest in electric car infrastructure as part of the diesel cheating settlement reached with state and federal officials. The comment section closes January 16.


CARB, EV1, Ford, And Trump — Where Do We Go From Here?

December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

In December, 1996, General Motors began leasing its innovative EV1 to customers in California. The EV1 generated a great deal of interest in electric cars but there was a reason why it was only available in California. The California Air Resources Board had promulgated regulations requiring manufacturers to sell zero emission cars if they want to continue doing business in the state


CARB Vs. Trump: Who Wins?

November 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The Trumpster has made it clear he plans to take a wrecking ball to the Environmental Protection Agency, which he [&hellip


EPA Takes A Dive On CAFE Standard

July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA, NHTSA, and CARB have fallen victim to a full court press by the auto industry. Under intense pressure, they have decided to roll back the proposed 2025 CAFE standard previously set at 54.5 mpg.


CARB Rejects Volkswagen Plan To Fix V-6 Diesels

July 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

CARB has rejected a plan by Volkswagen to fix non-conforming V-6 diesel engines in cars sold in California. The company is still a long way from resolving its diesel emissions cheating scandal.



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