Against a backdrop of complex Sacramento politics on the future of California’s climate regulation, the state’s Air Resources Board last week issued an initial draft of regulations that would, among other things, extend the cap-and-trade program beyond 2020. Show More Summary
(Tom Toles, Washington Post, Sept 2, 2012) This week the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a very positive report regarding the historic federal greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards. Show More Summary
California’s Air Resources Board wants nothing to do with Volkswagen’s proposed fix for its 3.0-liter VW, Audi and Porsche TDI models equipped with emissions-cheating defeat devices. The regulator rejected the automaker’s plan yesterday,...Show More Summary
Good morning. It is Thursday, July 14. At $5.5 million, it’s the priciest listing ever for the Venice Canals. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Pollution proposal The California Air Resources Board released a plan to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program beyond its...
The California Air Resources Board is rejecting a Volkswagen plan to recall certain diesel passenger cars, calling the proposal incomplete and deficient. The German automaker has agreed to spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that its diesel cars cheated...
SILICON VALLEY—Tesla could lose out on more than $160 million in credit sales if the California Air Resource Board (CARB) makes changes to its zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) policy. California has the ability to set pollution rules that...Show More Summary
Halfway through its mandate to have 15.4 percent of the state’s vehicles generate zero emissions by 2025, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is now considering changing its requirements. The problem is too many credits handedShow More Summary
July 02--Modesto could have four electric buses quietly rolling along city streets by the end of 2017. The City Council on Tuesday accepted a $4.085 million California Air Resources Board grant to purchase the zero-emission electric buses
A certification document published by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) shows General Motors plans to sell a new version of the diminutive Chevrolet Spark in the U.S. The Chevy Spark Activ, marketed as a “soft-roader” in India...Show More Summary
Trucking industry should engage California Air Resources Board as it starts to prepare new truck emissions rules as part of the California Sustainable Freight Action plan.
It seems like a simple question: “What’s happening with AB 32 in California these days”? But the answer to that relatively straightforward question is rather complex, potentially very lengthy, constantly changing, but always fascinating. Let me give it a shot in under 1,000 words. Remember way back in 2006, right about the time that the […]
A new Tesla Model S 75D variant has been accidentally revealed by the California Air Resource Board (CARB) in the US, and it has now also been confirmed for Australia. Under California state law, select alternative fuel vehicles are allowed to use the carpool lane. When CARB updated the list of excepted vehicles this week, it included mention […]
Thanks to an update on the California Air Resource Board’s website, its been revealed (and confirmed) that Tesla will be adding a new 75 kWh battery pack option to the Model S lineup, which was supposed to be announced later this week. Read more...
The California Air Resources Board is about to release a draft plan to slash emissions from trucking and shipping industries by 2050.
California politics updates: Air Resources Board gets new members, top Democrats square off over gun control April 22 2016, 5:05 PM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:California's lieutenant governor and...
California politics updates: Air Resources Board gets new members, top Democrats square off over gun control April 22 2016, 2:02 PM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:California's lieutenant governor and...
It’s been called the most important climate change agency in the world with a budget that might soon reach $1 billion, a four-fold increase in the last decade. The California Air Resources Board's unremarkable name belies its power to influence how much you pay at the gas pump and the car you’ll...
Originally published on EV Obsession. The findings of a recent study on consumer attitudes toward electric and low-emission vehicles, commissioned by the California Air Resources Board, is slated to be publicly presented by Dr Ken Kurani of the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies on April 20, according to recent reports. Show More Summary
After a weeks-long delay, Porsche received certification for the 2017 Macan from the California Air Resources Board and commenced deliveries to its eagerly awaiting customers. Continue reading 2017 Porsche Macan receives delayed CARB...Show More Summary
Staff from California Air Resources Board released the Draft Aliso Canyon Methane Leak Climate Impacts Mitigation Program last week. While the program has yet to gain approval by the Board, the final version will probably not change much. Overall, the Draft Program signals ARB’s desire to take full advantage of the political will and financial […]