February News

California Governor Jerry Brown signed an ambitious executive order calling for 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2030. The new goal was announced as part of his State of the State speech where he also proposed meeting the electric car target with a $2.5...

January News

Click on each story for more information. California Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) introduced a bill to require all new passenger vehicles sold in 2040 to be zero-emission vehicles. The bill wouldn’t apply to large commercial vehicles with GVW of...

December News

Click on each story for more information Volkswagen subsidiary, Electrify America, will install more than 2,800 workplace and residential charging stations by June 2019. The installations are part of Volkswagen’s Consent Decree ruling from the diesel emissions...

November News

Click on stories for more information. Automotive manufacturers are concerned about the Republican bill that would kill off the federal tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles. California has its own credit, so electric vehicle sales would continue, but the...

October News

Ford has announced that they will offer [highlight style=”default”]free repairs to North American owners of more than 1.4 million Explorer sport utility vehicles[/highlight] to help ensure that carbon monoxide and other exhaust gases cannot get into the...

September News

China joined Britain, India and France in a plan to eventually ban the sales of  diesel and gasoline powered vehicles. The timetable for the ban has not been firmed up yet, but the Chinese vice minister of industry, Xin Guobin, said that [highlight...

August News

Cruise, the self-driving startup acquired by GM last year, is already operating a [highlight style=”alt”]completely autonomous ride hailing service[/highlight] in San Francisco for its employees. Some employees are using the service in lieu of owning a...
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