A new plan being put in place by eight states seeks to see another 3.3 million zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs) on the road by 2025. Continue Reading...
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Ford has agreed to pay nearly $3 million in fines for violating air-quality laws. According to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) this penalty relates to the sale of vehicles in the Golden State with non-compliant on-board diagnostics (OBD) systems . Continue Reading...
Tesla will be feeling a financial squeeze this year thanks to new rules from the California government. Continue Reading...
Many automakers offer electric cars, but it’s rare to see one at your local dealership or on the road. The reason, it turns out, is due to government regulations. Continue Reading...
Last last year Fiat unveiled its electric 500e during the L.A. Auto Show, a car that Chrysler will take a $10,000 bath on every time it sells according to CEO Sergio Marchionne. Continue Reading...
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) just granted the all-new Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid access to Green Clean Air Vehicle Stickers, allowing drivers access to the state’s high-occupancy vehicle lanes. Continue Reading...
However, an engine tends to be at it’s least efficient when idling, as well as producing the greatest amount of oxides of nitrogen (smog). The CARB ruling required that in order to certify diesel trucks for California, automakers had to meet an idle emissions standard of 30 grams of NOx per hour. Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Volt missed out on SULEV (Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle) status by a minute margin, emitting 1.3 grams of CO2 per mile. The cutoff is 1 gram of CO2 per mile to qualify for the status. By these standards, the Volt emits more CO2 than a VW Golf TDI, Honda Accord 4-Cylinder sedan… Continue Reading...
However; General Motors is changing all that by performing CNG conversions on it’s full-size vans, the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana in-house. Continue Reading...