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Open thread for night owls: Scotland vows 100% electric cars, as U.S. caves on fuel-economy fines

Jessica Corbett at CommonDreams writes—As Scotland Vows 100% Transition to Electric Cars, US Caves to Auto Industry's Dirty Demands:  As   Scotland   becomes the most recent nation to pledge a phaseout of new petrol and diesel vehicles, the Trump administration was sued on Thursday for indefinitely suspending increased penalties for auto manufacturers that develop new cars and trucks that don't meet fuel-economy standards.
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