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Elon Musk Not Happy With CARB Approach To Handing Out ZEV Credits

Going by his comments on the matter on the recent Tesla Quarter 2 earnings call, Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn’t happy with the way that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has been handing out zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) credits. Here...Show More Summary

Exclusive: California regulator says testing to begin on Volkswagen diesel fix

By Joseph White LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG and the California Air Resources Board will begin testing hardware and software that could help the German automaker avoid buying back as many as 475,000 diesel cars sold in the United States with improperly designed pollution controls, the head of the board told Reuters. Show More Summary

California’s Cap-and-Trade Program After 2020

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

Obama's Landmark Greenhouse Gas And Fuel Economy Standards Are Working - Now Let's Look to the Future

(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 Regulator Responds to Volkswagen’s 3.0-Liter Diesel Fix With a Resounding ‘Nope’

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

Essential California: Airbnb host convicted under Santa Monica's new law

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...

California rejects Volkswagen recall for 3-liter diesel cars

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...

Proposed change in pollution rules could cost Tesla big time

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

California is Thinking of Changing its Zero-Emission Vehicle Rules, and Automakers Aren’t Happy About It

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

CA: Modesto Accepts Grant for Electric Buses

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

Soft-Roading: Chevrolet Spark Activ is U.S.-Bound, Document Reveals

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

Truckers Should Engage Regulators on California Sustainable Freight Program

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.

What’s the Latest on AB 32 at the California Air Resources Board?

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 […]

Tesla Model S 75D confirmed, Australian orders open this week

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

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 […]

Here's The New Battery Pack Option For The Tesla Model S

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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...

New California Environmental Plan Could Transform Trucking

The California Air Resources Board is about to release a draft plan to slash emissions from trucking and shipping industries by 2050.

Friday tax collections again below expectations

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...

Hillary Clinton announces California leadership team

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...

California's powerful climate change agency should focus on disadvantaged communities, lawmakers say

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...

CARB Study On Consumer Attitudes Toward EVs To Be Publicly Presented April 20th

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

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