California Air Resources Board
California passes toughest greenhouse gas emission curbsThu, 25, Aug 2016
California is poised to make the nation's strictest carbon emission controls even tougher, with a bill to cut greenhouse-gas discharges to 40 percent less than 1990 levels by 2030 now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
California lawmaker to withdraw zero emissions vehicle billThu, 18, Aug 2016
A California lawmaker said she will withdraw a bill that would have required 15 percent of new car sales be zero emission vehicles by 2025 due to opposition from automakers, the oil industry and labor.
California lawmaker to float zero-emissions vehicle billFri, 12, Aug 2016
A California lawmaker plans to introduce a bill this week requiring 15 percent of all vehicles sold in the state to be emissions-free by 2025. Assemblywoman Autumn Burke says the legislation is needed to ensure that California's current zero emissions vehicle target is met with actual vehicles and not just clean car credits, which environmentalists claim have flooded the market.
VW's U.S. settlement worries EV charging companiesWed, 10, Aug 2016
Electric vehicle charging companies want independent oversight of the $2 billion Volkswagen is required to invest in clean car infrastructure in the U.S. They say VW should not have the power to shape the developing EV charging system.
Musk criticizes California board over emission credits standardsThu, 04, Aug 2016
Tesla CEO Elon Musk hammered the California Air Resources Board over its emission credits program, saying the standards need to be raised. It was a rare public tirade against an agency that has done more than any other state in the U.S. to promote the adoption of electric vehicles.
Honda exec says California regulators gave short shrift to plug-insTue, 02, Aug 2016
A senior Honda executive believes the California Air Resources Board -- which has mandated electric vehicles and fuel cells -- has given short shrift to plug-in hybrids.