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Full-Retail Hydrogen Stations Now Coming Online In California

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There are only a handful of hydrogen fueling stations currently operating in California, but that number is set to grow in the very near term. That's the assessment of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CAFCP), which issued an update on station construction in the Golden State yesterday, in recognition of "National Hydrogen Day."

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California bought more electric cars than rest of U.S. combined in June

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California, with its pioneering zero-emission vehicle sales requirements, has always occupied an outsize place in the sales charts. sales California New car sales plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle state lawsSales of plug-in electric cars are not evenly distributed across the U.S. by any means.

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California Air Resources Board Head: All New Cars Should Be Zero-Emission In 2030

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states, California is by far the most enthusiastic when it comes to electric cars. But Mary Nichols--the chair of this agency since 2007--isn't satisfied with having just a few electric cars on California roads. DON'T MISS: California Approves Aggressive. Among U.S.

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How Many Electric Cars Does California Buy? One-Third To One-Half Of All Of 'Em

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It's no secret that California is considerably more enthusiastic about electric cars than the rest of the nation. But how do California electric-car sales actually compare. sales California incentives New car sales plug-in cars state laws

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California Test Track For Elon Musk's Hyperloop To Be Built

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Elon Musk California mass transit HyperloopTesla's Powerwall home batteries have grabbed headlines recently, but another of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's many big ideas could be reaching an important stage in its development. That would be the "Hyperloop," a system of tubes and windowless pods that's unlike any current form of mass transportation.

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California Approves Aggressive New Plans To Combat Climate Change

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California continues to lead the way in all things green, now with new legislation that calls for dramatic cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions over the next few decades. emissions Politics California climate change state lawsThey include targets for reductions.

Utilities To Lead Surge Of Electric-Car Charging In Southern California

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California already aggressively promotes electric cars, and has among the most developed networks of charging stations of any state. In Southern California, electric utilities are about to undertake projects that will significantly expand charging infrastructure in the.

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California Rejects VW Diesel Fix Plan: 'Gaps,' 'Lacks Detail'

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The California Air Resources. EPA TDI VW California Air Resources Board Volkswagen diesel scandalIt seems owners of Volkswagen diesel cars equipped with illegal "defeat device" software will have to wait longer for a recall to update their cars.

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California Ends Electric-Car Rebates For Wealthiest Buyers, Boosts Them For Poorest

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California incentives plug-in cars transportation policyPurchase rebates and tax credits have been a major factor in the growth of electric cars over the past few years. By easing the price gap between electric and internal-combustion models--and providing the allure of a cash handout--they've helped get more people into electric cars.

California car incentives may expand to more low-income buyers

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California may soon expand a program aimed at helping lower-income individuals switch to more efficient cars. Plug-In Hybrids California incentives Used Cars plug-in cars gross pollutersThe Golden State previously launched "cash for clunkers" programs that incentivized the retirement of older, higher-polluting cars.

Honda's California HQ Installs 120 Electric-Car Charging Stations (But Sells No Plug-In Cars)

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headquarters in Torrance, California. Green California charging charging infrastructure plug-in carsHonda currently doesn't offer any plug-in electric cars, and has only sold a small number over the past several years. But the Japanese carmaker isn't quite done with cars with plugs.

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Electric-car intender Faraday Future wants 2nd factory, in California this time

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Manufacturing California plug-in cars Faraday FutureChinese-backed startup Faraday Future still hasn't released details of its first production electric car, but it's already eyeing a second factory. Faraday is moving ahead with plans for a factory in North Las Vegas, Nevada, and has said it plans to start car production within two years.

West Coast Electric Highway To Fill In California Fast-Charging Stations

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Green California Electric Highway Fast Charging Oregon Washington State charging infrastructure plug-in carsThe West Coast Electric Highway has steadily grown over the years, providing electric-car drivers with charging infrastructure to make trips longer than their cars' rated ranges. But today, for the most part, that network.

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Fisker Karma Plant In Southern California: More Details Emerge

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The resuscitated Fisker Automotive has signed a lease deal for what is expected to become a new vehicle assembly plant in California. Manufacturing California plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive WanxiangThe announcement marks a significant milestone in the luxury electric carmaker's return from bankruptcy.

Fisker To Open California Plant, No Date Yet For Electric Car Production To Resume

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Green California Manufacturing Wanxiang plug-in carsWhile all 2012 Fisker Karma extended-range electric luxury sedans were built in Finland, the company always intended to assemble cars in the U.S. Before its collapse and bankruptcy, Fisker had bought a former General Motors plant in Delaware.

Green Hero: California

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However, this month we are shinin[.]. Green Hero Editor Pick

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Demand for petrol in California increases

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California may be leading the way as one of the greenest states in the USA, but that hasn’t stopped demand for petrol leaping in the area. According to figures from the California State Board of Equalisation for October 2010, petrol consumption leapt by 0.9 per cent year on year, while diesel consumption actually fell by [.].

California's '50/50/50 Challenge' To Cut Energy Use Radically By 2030

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Earlier this year, California Governor Jerry Brown proposed ambitious goals for dealing with climate change by drastically cutting fossil-fuel use in the state. Carbon Footprint California energy policy state laws transportation policy fossil fuels

2016 Chevy Volt To Get California Carpool Lane Access

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Access to the carpool lane in California with only a single occupant has proven to be one of the more effective incentives to get the state's drivers to buy electric cars. carpool Plug-In Hybrids California incentives plug-in cars hov High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane

California Helps Low-Income Drivers Switch To Electric Cars

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California is introducing a new ‘Plus-Up’ pilot project that should make plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles a lot more affordable. Plug-In Hybrids incentives EVs plug-in cars deals Incentives and Rebates

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California creates new vehicle category

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Yesterday we told you about the California Air Resources Board granting approval to the Advanced Clean Cars package (see article) – and now we can bring you news about a new vehicle category that has been created as part of the regulation. Green cars Latest news BEV California California Air Resources Board green cars

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Tesla Hiring At Second California Facility, Ex-Chrysler Plant

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The company is seeking workers for a second California facility, according to a report in Bloomberg last week. In addition to the former GM-Toyota assembly plant in Fremont, California, that currently builds

GTI International acquires BKi; operator of California Fuel Cell Partnership

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BKi was founded in Oakland, California in 1981, and works chiefly on energy efficiency program design, development, implementation, and consulting. In the transportation arena, BKi operates the California Fuel Cell Partnership, a public/private collaborative focused on bringing fuel cell vehicles powered by hydrogen to the commercial market.

Will Quebec Join California, Oregon As Electric-Car Pioneers?

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Today, California buys the largest number of plug-in electric cars by far of any North American state or province.

California electric-car rebates caught up in politics as cash runs out

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California's electric-car rebate program has exhausted its funding, and allocating more money has proved somewhat difficult. California tax incentives plug-in cars state laws transportation policy Incentives and RebatesAll applications since June 10 have been placed on a waiting list pending the outcome of state budget negotiations.

California Governor signs new super-pollutants legislation into law; black carbon, fluorinated gases and methane

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California Governor Edmund G. The law is in addition to California’s existing raft of climate legislation. Wildfires contribute almost 50% of the total black carbon emissions in California. Black carbon is not listed under California’s AB 32 as a greenhouse gas subject to AB32 regulations. Brown Jr. and other pollutants.

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California oil producer applies for LCFS credits for producing crude oil using solar-generated power

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Under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), crude oil producers may generate credits for oil that has been produced using innovative methods and delivered to California refineries for processing. Seneca Resource Corporation (Seneca) has applied for LCFS credits for producing crude oil using solar generated electricity. Brief

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California Energy Storage: Why It's Good News For Electric Cars

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Southern California Edison (SCE) recently announced that it will purchase 250 megawatts of energy storage, as part of a larger 2,221-MW purchase of new generation assets

2016 Chevrolet Volt Configurator Live, California Order Books Open

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Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars ConfiguratorSlowly but surely, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is inching closer to showrooms. Californians can now order the second-generation Volt, while other consumers have a new tool with which to ponder a possible plug-in car purchase.

California online dashboard provides information about PEV buyers; importance of incentive funds, $130M from California paid out to date

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Sales of plug-in electric vehicles in California tripled in 2013 compared to the previous year. Map showing number of rebates by region.

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Hydrogen Fuel Now Available For Sale In California

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The small number of drivers with hydrogen fuel-cell cars in California are now able to purchase their fuel. The Cal State L.A. Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility is now the first fueling station to sell hydrogen, rather than giving it away for free. SEE ALSO: Why Is Hydrogen Free To Fuel-Cell Car Drivers?

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California Launches Country's First All-Electric School Bus

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It may not be capable of space travel, but one California district has found a magic school bus. The Kings Canyon Unified School District recently launched the first all-electric school bus in the United States, Inhabitat reports.

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Leak At Natural-Gas Field Now One-Quarter Of All CA Methane Emissions

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For half a century, California has been at the forefront of reducing emissions and cleaning up air pollution. emissions California natural gas California Air Resources Board CARB electric utilities MethaneAnd the state has made breathtaking progress since the days of early-Seventies technicolor photochemical smog alerts.

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NRG Now Has 120 Quick-Charging Stations Open In California

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California proposes Advanced Clean Car package

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The California Air Resources Board has released details of its Advanced Clean Car package of regulations ahead of a meeting to consider adopting the new rules in January, 2012. green cars

Why California Pushes Hydrogen Compliance Cars Over Electric Ones

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The first 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was leased last month, and Toyota will bring its own hydrogen-powered vehicle into selected California dealerships starting sometime next

California Bill Would Slash Sales Tax On Greenest New Vehicles

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The California Legislature is considering a bill that would cut the sales tax on green cars in the state by more than half. ALSO SEE: Six California Electric-Car Bills Signed By It calls for reducing the sales tax on battery-electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to 3.06 percent, compared to the current 7.5

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Toyota Prius Deals In Southern California Cut Lease To Electric-Car Prices

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However, these deals apply only to southern California--where a great many. Plug-In Hybrids California incentives deals lease price Toyota Prius Plug-In HybridWith gas prices still low and the increasingly aged Prius Liftback model still in showrooms, Toyota continues to offer generous incentives for its signature hybrid.

California ARB clears XL Hybrids for hybrid van conversions in California; unit on sale

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has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Order (EO) #D-731-1 allowing aftermarket conversions of gasoline-powered 2012-2014 model year General Motors 2500 and 3500 vans, Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans into hybrid electric vehicles. XL Hybrids, Inc. ERG has facilities in Sacramento, Oakland, Redding and Ontario.

EPA grants California emissions waiver

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The US state of California has been granted a waiver request enabling it to enforce its own greenhouse gas emissions standard for new cars starting with the current model year. The end point of the two standards in 2016 is roughly the same - the MY2016 new vehicle fleet is approximately 243g/CO2 per mile, around 36.6mpg.