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The Station: The lidar SPAC craze and 10 investors give their mobility predictions

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox.  Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Before you get to reading The Station, a small update for you. As transportation editor — a new title I gained last month — I am focused on building a team and deepening our co...
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Gas War: Ford Urges Other Automakers to Join the Californian Coalition

The Ford Motor Company is asking automakers to join it in supporting Californian vehicle emissions targets aimed at supplanting the rollback that was supposed to become the national standard. General Motors has already abandoned its support of the Trump rollbacks, which offered concessions to appease environmental groups but ultimately targeted more lax fueling regulation while […] The post Gas War: Ford Urges Other Automakers to Join the Californian Coalition appeared first on The Truth About C...
Tags: California, Government, General Motors, Joe Biden, Green, Regulation, Ford, Autos, Donald Trump, Emissions, Industry News, Trump, Ford Motor Company, Carb, Ford Motor Co, Transportation Department


GM Flips Sides With California In Pollution Fight With Trump

DETROIT (AP/CBS13) — General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California’s right to set its own clean-air standards. CEO Mary Barra said in a letter Monday to environmental groups that GM will pull out of the lawsuit, and it urges other automakers to do so. She said the company agrees with President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to expand electric vehicle use.  In a tweet on Monday, Barra said GM is the process of transitioning to an “all-electric p...
Tags: Business, Politics, Obama, California, White House, California News, Sacramento, Barack Obama, General Motors, Joe Biden, Ap, Ferrari, Mary Barra, Gm, Autos, South Sacramento


GM flips to California’s side in pollution fight with Trump

By TOM KRISHER | AP Auto Writer DETROIT — General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California’s right to set its own clean-air standards. CEO Mary Barra said in a letter Monday to environmental groups that GM will pull out of the lawsuit, and it urges other automakers to do so. She said the company agrees with President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to expand electric vehicle use. Last week, GM said it is testing a new battery chemistry that will br...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Obama, California, Environment, Barack Obama, General Motors, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Coalition, Mary Barra, Gm, Autos, Volkswagen


Gas War: California Regulators Say Biden Should Embrace State’s Emission Plan

While multiple states launch mandatory election recounts and President Trump throws around lawsuits like confetti Joe Biden and the mainstream media are preparing for his ascension from regular old man to Leader of the Free World — though that title doesn’t seem to get much play these days. Biden has already started holding meetings with foreign […] The post Gas War: California Regulators Say Biden Should Embrace State’s Emission Plan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Government, Joe Biden, Green, Regulation, Autos, Epa, Biden, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Cafe, Industry News, Trump, Carb, California Air Resources Board, Transportation Department


American States Join Forces to Promote Electric Trucking

A bundle of U.S. states and the District of Columbia unveiled a joint memorandum of understanding on Tuesday targeting the proliferation of medium and heavy-duty electric vehicles. News of the agreement comes less than a month after the California Air Resources Board (CARB) showed off a policy that would legally obligate manufacturers to sell an increasing […] The post American States Join Forces to Promote Electric Trucking appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Autos, Trucks, District Of Columbia, EVs, Diesel, Carb, California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board CARB, News Blog, Semi-Trucks, Big Rigs, Electric Work Vehicles


Hauling In California? That Rig Had Better Be Green

The California Air Resource Board (CARB) just passed a mandate that will require manufacturers of big rigs, heavy duty pickups, and some construction equipment to adhere to new zero-emission quotas and a carbon-credit system. As all-electric 18-wheelers are in short supply, California wants to wait a few years to put the new rules into play. […] The post Hauling In California? That Rig Had Better Be Green appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Autos, Trucks, EVs, Diesel, Gavin Newsom, Carb, California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols, News Blog, Semi-Trucks, California Air Resource Board CARB, Big Rigs, Electric Work Vehicles


Battle Lines Are Being Drawn in America’s Gas War

Ford Motor Co, Honda Motor Co, BMW Group and Volkswagen AG announced a voluntary deal with California in July — drawing a line in the sand for who they’ll be supporting in the fueling fracas taking place between the Golden State and White House. Meanwhile, the Trump administration’s rollback proposal — which intends on freezing automotive emission […] The post Battle Lines Are Being Drawn in America’s Gas War appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Government, White House, Environment, America, Green, United States, Autos, Epa, Emissions, Trump, Carb, Golden State, Volkswagen AG, California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols


California Prepares Counteroffensive in Great American Gas War, Asks Automakers For Ammo

California is considering a formal, public counter-proposal to the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of the existing fuel economy requirements for passenger vehicles. Gearing up for the launch, the state has requested that automakers present detailed information on their future products and explain why they’re seeking relief from fueling mandates they previously agreed to adhere to. […] The post California Prepares Counteroffensive in Great American Gas War, Asks Automakers For Ammo appea...
Tags: California, Government, Green, Regulation, Autos, Epa, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Cafe, Fuel Economy, Trump, Nhtsa, Carb, California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols


States’ Rights: EPA Seeks ’50-State Solution’ for Fuel Rules, California Happy to Settle for 16

Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said the United States needs a single standard for fuel efficiency for cars and trucks on Tuesday. It’s a sentiment shared by Mary Nichols, head of California Air Resources Board, but it’s likely to put the two at odds. Wheeler said the pair shared that […] The post States’ Rights: EPA Seeks ’50-State Solution’ for Fuel Rules, California Happy to Settle for 16 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Barack Obama, United States, Wheeler, Autos, Automotive Industry, Epa, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Cafe, Fuel Economy, Nhtsa, Carb, California Air Resources Board, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


Replacement EPA Boss on Board With California Gas Confab

Following Andrew Wheeler’s appointment as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, he extended an invitation to the California Air Resources Board to discuss emission regulations — a matter which former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt seemed less inclined to discuss with the state. Mary Nichols, chairman of the board, said Wheeler reached out to state officials and […] The post Replacement EPA Boss on Board With California Gas Confab appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Regulation, Wheeler, Autos, Automotive Industry, Epa, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Scott Pruitt, Cafe, Fuel Economy, Government Regulation, Nhtsa, Carb, California Air Resources Board


NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 25, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Trump and Automakers Reaffirm National Mileage Rules— –Prelim Report on Fatal Uber Crash has been released by the NTSB— –Trump weighs new tariffs on imported cars/parts based on national security concerns— –NTSB recommends seat belts on all new school buses– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories of the Week Trump, Auto Officials Re-Affirm Goal of National Mileage Rules California’s top air-quality official held a series...
Tags: Amazon, Uber, Florida, Technology, Minnesota, Maryland, Safety, Colorado, California, Washington, White House, Massachusetts, Milwaukee, Miscellaneous, America, Los Angeles


It’s Gonna Be a Showdown: EPA Head Says California Won’t Drive U.S. Fuel Regulations

The Trump administration’s chief environmental regulator claims the Environmental Protection Agency will not pursue stricter fuel economy mandates after 2025. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt also said California won’t call the shots for the rest of the country just because it can set its own rules on emissions. “California is not the arbiter of these issues,” […] The post It’s Gonna Be a Showdown: EPA Head Says California Won’t Drive U.S. Fuel Regulations appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Government, Autos, Epa, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, Cafe, Fuel Economy, Trump, Carb, Big Oil, Mary Nichols, News Blog, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Fuel Economy Standards


Gas Be Gone: California Working on Bill to Banish Internal Combustion Cars by 2040

California Assemblyman Phil Ting, a Democrat chairing the chamber’s budget committee, says he intends to introduce a bill that would allow the state’s motor vehicle department to register only automobiles that emit no carbon dioxide, such as battery-electric vehicles or hydrogen fuel cell cars. The proposed legislation would ultimately ban internal combustion engines, mimicking similar […] The post Gas Be Gone: California Working on Bill to Banish Internal Combustion Cars by 2040 appeared first ...
Tags: California, Government, Industry, Regulation, Pollution, Autos, Bill, Jerry Brown, EVs, Electric Cars, Emissions, Gasoline, Carb, California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols, News Blog


Fix Rejected – Volkswagen Back to the Drawing Board

Mary Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) said, “Volkswagen made a decision to cheat on emissions tests and then tried to cover it up. They need to make it right.” CARB rejected the latest proposed engine fix as “incomplete,” sending Volkswagen back to the drawing board one day before VW CEO MatthiasThe post Fix Rejected – Volkswagen Back to the Drawing Board appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Business, Scandal, Congress, Automotive, Vw, Epa, Volkswagen, Nhtsa, Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board CARB



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