California To Ban Sale Of Gasoline-Powered Vehicles, Newsom SaysCalifornia will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the nation's most populous state that could force U.S. automakers to shift their zero-emission efforts into overdrive.
California To Vote On 1st-In-US Electric Truck Sales RuleCalifornia regulators are scheduled to approve new rules on Thursday that would force automakers to sell more electric work trucks and delivery vans, a first-of-its-kind rule aimed at helping the nation's most populous state clean up its worst-in-the-nation air quality.
Trump Administration Ends Antitrust Probe Of 4 Automakers, Calif.The Trump administration has ended its antitrust probe into a deal between California and four of the world's biggest automakers, after failing to find that the companies' conduct violated the law.
Kohler To Pay $20M Penalty For California Engine EmissionsA Wisconsin-based company has agreed to pay a $20 million civil penalty to resolve allegations that emissions from its small spark-ignition engines violated the Clean Air Act and California law.
California Considers Requiring Zero Emission Truck SalesThe country's most populous state could become the first to require a portion of new truck sales be electric or “zero-emission” vehicles as California grapples with how to clean up its worst-in-the-nation air quality.
Lawsuit Seeks To Protect California’s Auto Emission RulesA coalition of 11 environmental groups has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for revoking California’s authority to set tougher emission standards for cars and trucks than the federal government.
Appeals Court Upholds Judge's Decision In $10B Volkswagen Emissions DealA U.S. appeals court has approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal.
Lawmakers Pushing For For All Cars Sold In California To Be Electric By 2040California wants to ban the sale of gas and diesel vehicles by 2040.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
DC Environmental Director To Tout Hydrogen-Powered CarThe District of Columbia's top environmental official will be taking a spin in a new car that's powered by air.