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The California Air Resources Board, the Automakers, and You

Last week, Bloomberg Business profiled the one woman who may have more influence in the automaking universe for the next decade than any other person on the planet. California Air Resources Board Chairwoman Mary Nichols’ story aboutShow More Summary

California is squaring off against automakers when it comes to electric cars (fcau)

The most powerful woman in California isn’t a celebrity, she’s not even someone you often see on TV. That’s because the most powerful woman in California is Mary Nichols, head of the state’s Air Resources Board. Rules set by Nichols’ agency are among the strictest environmental laws in the nation. Show More Summary

California Heading for 'Electric Freeways'?

Summary: Look to California to see if public relations backed by political power can change American motoring preferences. Yes, says BlombergBusiness, Mary Nichols, head of California's Air Resources Board, "really does intend to force automakers to eventually sell nothing but electrics." Excuse us, but that will really have California's fabled freeway system buzzing.

California Air Resources Board Providing $1.6 Million For EV Carsharing Pilot Program In Disadvantaged Los Angeles Communities

Originally published on EV Obsession. Low-income communities in Los Angeles will likely soon have access to a pilot program for electric vehicle carsharing thanks to the provision of $1.6 million for just such a project by the California Air Resources Board. Show More Summary

Tesoro Fined $1M for Violating Gasoline Rules

Tesoro has paid $1,014,000 in penalties for violating California’s reformulated gasoline regulations, according to the state’s Air Resources Board. Tesoro, the second-largest independent refining and marketing company in the WesternShow More Summary

First Commercially Ready Ship Emissions Capturing System Approved

Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for the first commercially ready ship emissions capturing system called the Maritime Emissions Treatment System (METS). The METS-1 is CAEM’s first-generation system. Show More Summary

California Okays Ship Emissions Capturing System

 Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM)'s emissions treatment system for ocean-going vessels has been approved by the California Air Resources Board, giving

Hybrid Drive System Improves Refuse Fleet Fuel Economy up to 50%

Parker Hannifin, which manufactures motion and control technologies and systems, has received approval from the California Air Resources Board to sell the RunWise Advanced Series Hybrid Drive System under a dual-name executive order including the Parker Hannifin RunWise system, paired with the Cummins 2015 model-year engine. Show More Summary

Tesla comes out swinging against automakers that can't make EVs

Tesla thinks that the California Air Resources Board is moving in the wrong direction by loosening the rules for midsize automakers. The company also wants even fewer zero-emissions vehicles credits available on the market to be traded among companies. Show More Summary

Why California Gets Electric Cars Other ZEV-Mandate States Don’t Get

Originally published on EV Obsession. The California Air Resource Board has mandated that automakers produce a certain number of zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs), and 9 other states, most of them in the Northeast, have adopted those same standards. Show More Summary

The California Drought Pushed One Chef to Figure Out a Way to Clean Dishes With Air

Time to get crafty. Out of all the California State Water Resources Control Board's regulations, just one affects chefs directly: Restaurants are only allowed to serve water on request. John Cox, of Sierra Mar in Big Sur, has taken things...Show More Summary

Suzuki GSF1250 And GSX1250 Get CARB Certification

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The 2016 Suzuki GSF1250 and GSX1250 models are good to go in California after the California Air Resources Board released a new executive order certifying the two models. It’s still unclear how Suzuki plans to offer both models, butShow More Summary

CARB Documents Reveal Details About the Indian Chief Dark Horse

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

You never really know what kind of information you’ll find in certification documents. Turns out, Indian Motorcycle is finding that out first hand after cert docs from the California Air Resources Board revealed that one of the company’s 2016 offerings is the Chief Dark Horse. Show More Summary

California Fines 4 Shipping Firms

  The California Air Resources Board has fined four shipping companies a combined $146,719 for failing to switch from dirty diesel “bunker” fuel to cleaner,

California OGV Fuel Regulations Under Review

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) issued an advisory to owners or operators of oceangoing vessels visiting California ports offering guidance for complying

Hyundai, Kia Fined $300M By State, Federal Agencies Over Erroneous Fuel Economy Numbers

Being an asterisk regarding fuel economy numbers isn’t the only penance Hyundai and Kia must pay: The U.S. Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board dropped a collective $300 million penalty on the South Korean brands for mistating fuel economy numbers on their respective 2011-2013 lineups. Show More Summary

Hyundai And Kia To Pay $100M For Misleading MPG, Gas Emission Figures

In vehicle manufacturer news that doesn’t have to do with recalls, Hyundai and Kia will pay a record $100 million penalty to the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board for not being completely truthful...Show More Summary

Californians Can Handle the Truth About Gas Prices

Concerns that cap-and-trade will drive up gas prices in California resulted in a letter from Assemblymember Perea and 15 other Democrats asking the California Air Resources Board to delay this expansion of the cap-and-trade program to include transportation fuels from January 1, 2015 to January 1, 2018. read more

Emissions Reduction: Siemens to Test eHighway Concept for Heavy-Duty Trucks in California

Germany’s Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, appears to have received approval from California’s Air Resources Board, one of five units within the state Environmental Protection Agency, to built a test track and implement its eHighway concept for heavy-duty trucks. read more

Walmart, 18 Other Companies Fined for VOC Emissions

Nineteen companies including Walmart and Bumble and Bumble have been fined a total of $233,175 for air pollution violations in California, according to the Air Resources Board. The 19 cases involved companies manufacturing or selling...Show More Summary

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