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Toyota, Honda Voice Opposition to Proposed Tax Credit Bill

Toyota, Honda Voice Opposition to Proposed Tax Credit Bill

The proposed bill gives massive incentives to shoppers that purchase a union-made electric car that’s assembled in the United States, leaving brands like Toyota, Honda, and Tesla out of the mix.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-09-18 16:00 PT

General Motors, Shell Partner to Increase Charging Infrastructure

General Motors, Shell Partner to Increase Charging Infrastructure

The partnership is meant to increase electric vehicle charging in the U.S. and provide EV owners with a household energy plan to utilize renewable energy sources.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-27 06:15 PT

GM Agrees to California’s Emissions Requirement, Wants Federal Help for EV Adoption

GM Agrees to California’s Emissions Requirement, Wants Federal Help for EV Adoption

General Motors has changed its tune on California’s emissions requirements that were put into effect in 2019, but requested flexibility from the Biden Administration.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-13 22:15 PT

Texas Legislators Working on Forcing EV Owners to Pay up to $400 Fee

Texas Legislators Working on Forcing EV Owners to Pay up to $400 Fee

Since the state isn’t getting any gasoline tax from electric vehicle owners, it’s looking to charge owners an annual fee to help out with roads and other vehicle infrastructure projects.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-05-23 16:30 PT

Coalition for Future Mobility Pushes Congress for Autonomous Car Rules

Coalition for Future Mobility Pushes Congress for Autonomous Car Rules

The Coalition for Future Mobility, which is comprised of 45 automakers, corporations, and industry advocacy groups, recently called on American lawmakers to act on legislation that would help car companies come out with self-driving cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-02-07 20:05 PT

Massachusetts Announces Ban on New Gas-Powered Cars

Massachusetts Announces Ban on New Gas-Powered Cars

Just like California’s ban on the sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles, Massachusetts’ ban will go into effect by 2035 and is a way for the state to help reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-03 09:00 PT

Ford Wants Other Automakers to Back California's Emission Regulations

Ford Wants Other Automakers to Back California's Emission Regulations

After General Motors made an unexpected U-turn last month, Ford is now telling other automakers to back a possible California emissions deal before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-12-06 07:30 PT

General Motors Changes Course, Sides With California on Fuel Economy Regulations

General Motors Changes Course, Sides With California on Fuel Economy Regulations

With the incoming Biden Administration, General Motors has decided to no longer back President Donald Trump in his effort to stop California from setting its own emissions regulations.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-11-28 07:40 PT

New Jersey Could Join California in Banning New Gas-Powered Car Sales

New Jersey Could Join California in Banning New Gas-Powered Car Sales

New Jersey’s Department of Environment Protection released a Global Warming Response Act Report that provides a clear look at what the state needs to do to meet its climate goals.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-10-26 07:45 PT

Local Residents File Complaints Over Tesla’s Berlin Plant

Local Residents File Complaints Over Tesla’s Berlin Plant

The electric automaker is facing backlash from local Berlin residents who have filed hundreds of complaints ranging from noise pollution to water usage.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-09-27 07:00 PT

6 Major Automakers Finalize Stricter Emissions Deal in California

6 Major Automakers Finalize Stricter Emissions Deal in California

Going directly against the Trump Administration, six automakers have agreed to abide by California’s stricter emissions regulations going forward.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-08-24 05:00 PT

Daimler’s Diesel Emissions Scandal Settlement With the U.S. Will Cost Roughly $3 Billion

Daimler’s Diesel Emissions Scandal Settlement With the U.S. Will Cost Roughly $3 Billion

Volkswagen isn’t the only German automaker that’s in hot water over its diesel vehicles that cheated U.S. emissions. Daimler recently reached a settlement with the U.S. government to the tune of roughly $3 billion.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-08-16 05:30 PT

23 States Sue Trump Administration Over Revised Fuel Economy Regulations

23 States Sue Trump Administration Over Revised Fuel Economy Regulations

California leads the lawsuit, which claims the Trump Administration’s decision to roll back fuel economy regulations violates numerous laws.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-05-30 06:05 PT

Uber, Distracted Driver Cited for Fatal Crash in Arizona Claims NTSB

Uber, Distracted Driver Cited for Fatal Crash in Arizona Claims NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board recently issued its findings into what caused the fatal accident involving one of Uber’s autonomous vehicles and a pedestrian in 2018.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-01 15:00 PT

Trump Administration Set to Freeze Automaker Fuel Efficiency Penalties

Trump Administration Set to Freeze Automaker Fuel Efficiency Penalties

In another push to fight vehicle emissions standards set in place by President Obama, the Trump Administration announced that it would be suspending regulations that would double the fines for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requirements.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-20 06:00 PT

California Bill Could Increase EV Rebates up to $7,500

California Bill Could Increase EV Rebates up to $7,500

Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting’s proposed bill could see rebates for zero-emissions cars trips up to $7,500.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-15 05:00 PT

Illinois Becomes Latest State to Charge EV Owners With Annual Fee

Illinois Becomes Latest State to Charge EV Owners With Annual Fee

llinois Sen. Martin Sandoval has announced a plan would see drivers looking to register their electric vehicle pay $1,000 annually. That’s a dramatic increase of 5,614 percent from the current rate of $17.50 per year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-14 09:21 PT

China to Scale Back EV Subsidies to Push for Better Cars

China to Scale Back EV Subsidies to Push for Better Cars

In an attempt to push local automakers to come out with new, innovative technology for electric vehicles, China is planning to scale back its subsidies on electric cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-28 06:00 PT

President Donald Trump Isn’t a Fan of Autonomous Cars

President Donald Trump Isn’t a Fan of Autonomous Cars

“I don’t trust some computer to drive me around,” Trump told golf club members at his Bedminster club in 2017.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-21 10:15 PT

Denmark Plans to Ban Fossil Fuel Car Sales by 2030

Denmark Plans to Ban Fossil Fuel Car Sales by 2030

Denmark has become the latest Nordic country to announce plans to ban the sale of gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles in the country by 2030, as it looks to boost electrified-vehicle sales.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-02 14:15 PT

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