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EPA’s Proposal Misses the Mark (Again)

Expert BlogUnited StatesBritt Carmon, Guillermo A. Ortiz

This blog explores EPA’s newly proposed regulations for heavy-duty vehicles and targeted updates to the agency’s previously finalized tailpipe emissions regulations.

States Embrace the Transition to Clean Cars

Expert BlogCalifornia, Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, WashingtonKathy Harris
The federal government has made strides to help bolster the electric vehicle market, attract manufacturing, and ensure a robust charging network. But in many ways, states led the way.

California Sets Standards for 100% EV Sales

Expert BlogCaliforniaKathy Harris, Dr. Simon Mui
California's proposed standards require one-third of vehicles sold by manufacturers to be electric vehicles (EVs) starting in model year 2026, moving towards 100 percent of sales in 2035.

Top 3 Take-Aways on Electric Vehicles from COP-26

Expert BlogUnited States, InternationalDr. Simon Mui

Some of the biggest announcements were made last week at the COP-26 in Glasgow on “Transport Day.” The focus: zeroing out pollution from some of the world’s dirtiest and climate-busting sources including cars, trucks, ships, 2- and 3-wheelers, and planes.

Major Agreement on Clean Cars Nevada Program Announced

Expert BlogNevadaDr. Simon Mui

Major stakeholders including clean energy advocates, representatives from the auto industry, and the franchised auto dealer association came together to announce an agreement on modifications to the proposed Nevada's Clean Cars program.

CA Budget Approves Historic Clean Transportation Investments

Expert BlogCaliforniaMiles Muller

State legislators and Governor Newsom just signed a historic California budget that includes unprecedented levels of investment in clean transportation. The new funding will provide significant support for critical zero-emission vehicle and infrastructure programs, unlocking billions in public health, climate…

Minnesota Advances to Become First Midwest Clean Cars State

Expert BlogDr. Simon Mui
The proposal to adopt a Clean Cars Minnesota program was given a greenlight today, which would mean Minnesota will become the first Midwest state to adopt a Clean Cars program to introduce more electric vehicles together with cleaner internal-combustion engine…

California Develops Proposal to Achieve Clean Vehicle Future

Expert BlogDr. Simon Mui
California, a global leader in electric vehicle deployment and policy innovation, presented plans today for the next round of its Advanced Clean Cars program. It will require all new vehicles to be electric-drive by 2035. Consistent with the state’s overall…

2020 Laid Groundwork for Bold Climate Action in 2021

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
In 2021, the U.S. has a critical opportunity to avert an even worse climate crisis, by building off of the lessons of 2020, which points to a more unifying approach to tackle the climate, economic, and racial justice crises in…

Bipartisan Group of States Take Steps to Cut Truck Pollution

Expert BlogDr. Simon Mui, Patricio Portillo
Top environmental officials from 8 states and DC took a bold step towards protecting our nation’s air and cutting carbon emissions from the transportation sector by signing a joint agreement to accelerate the electric truck and bus market.