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.
December 7th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
The South Korea government is Seeking to press Criminal Prosecution Against VW Executives who knowingly participated in the emissions scandal!
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
December 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Industry sources say Chevrolet will lose $9,000 on each Bolt it sells. How can it afford to do that?
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
November 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Two days after the election, the big 2.5 in Detroit have fired off a letter to the Trump transition team asking for relief from the fuel economy and emissions regulations promulgated by the EPA.
November 8th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
Volkswagen + Audi have been Caught Cheating on Emissions tests - Again! This time, though, it's with the company's popular gasoline models, not diesels
August 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tom Moloughney is a big fan of the BMW i3. He says his has driven more than 56,000 miles on less than 50 gallons of gas, thanks to its onboard range extender engine.
August 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
At a conference in Michigan this week, auto industry executives clashed with government administrators while a Tesla representative accused the car companies of building kitchen appliances instead of cars.
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.
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.
July 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The auto industry is lobbying the federal government and CARB to relax the proposed 54.5 mpg average fuel economy standards proposed for 2025. It says the goal is unachievable.
May 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A survey by the Union Of Concerned Scientists and Consumers Union finds a lot of people are interested in buying an EV but know very little about them.