April 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has reversed course. Instead of a frontal assault on auto emissions rules, it says it can meet the requirements of the Obama administration if it just has a little more time.
March 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Can the new EPA administrator revoke a waiver already granted to California for fuel economy standards? Nobody knows the answer but corporate greed by automakers means we are soon going to find out.
February 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Massachusetts may become the first state to require renewable energy for all its power needs including industry and heating. A new bill would set the goal at the year
January 25th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
California governor Jerry Brown will aggressively oppose the Trump administration on climate change. Who will win
January 24th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Donald Trump met with the US car company leaders yesterday to browbeat then into building more cars in the United States, promising them massive cuts in regulations in return. Is that a good thing
January 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The EPA accuses Chrysler of using software to shut down pollution controls on its diesel engines, allowing them to emit higher than permitted levels of ntirous oxides. Chrysler vehemently denies the allegations.
December 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
There are reports that Chrysler will unveil a battery electric version of its Pacifica minivan at the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas in early January
December 9th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
According to their most recent SEC Filing, Elio Motors is over $100 Million in the Red and May No longer have a Way to save itself, thanks to Donald Trump
December 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Donald Trump has nominated Scott Pruitt to head the EPA. Pruitt is an ardent critic of the agency and will seek to rescind many if not all of its most important regulations designed to ensure Americans have a clean, safe environment. You got a problem with that?
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 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The EPA this week dropped a bomb on Donald Trump and his merry band of climate lunatics. Instead of waiting until April 2018 to issue final CAFE regulations, it intends to promulgate them in early January before The Donald has a chance to gut the EPA on his way to stuffing more money into the pockets of the wealthy.
December 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Chrysler's Pacifica Hybrid minivan now carries an official EPA rating of 84 MPGe and 32 mpg combined. That makes the Pacifica Hybrid the most fuel efficient minivan on the planet.