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Light-duty ZEVs accounted for 21.1% of new vehicles sold in California in Q1

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California posted new light-duty zero emission vehicle (ZEV) sales—battery-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and fuel cell vehicles (FCEV)—of 124,053 units in Q1 2023, representing 21.1% market share of the total 588,455 light-duty vehicles sold, according to the California Energy Commission. Source: CEC.

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UC Riverside study finds emissions benefits for E15 blend in California

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A study by a team from UC Riverside has assessed the potential of increasing ethanol content in California reformulated gasoline (CaRFG) by investigating the exhaust emissions from a fleet of 20 Tier 3 light-duty vehicles. A baseline CaRFG E10 (10% ethanol by volume) fuel was splash-blended with denatured ethanol to create an E15 fuel.

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Minnesota becomes latest state to adopt California clean car standards

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Minnesota has become the latest state to adopt California clean car standards; the new standards were finalized by a notice in the state register on Monday. The Minnesota LEV standard is identical to the California LEV III standard, which covers MY 2015-2025. Original map from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

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ZEVs accounted for 18.8% of all new cars sold in California in 2022; 3 counties account for almost half

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California announced that 18.8% (345,818 units) of all new cars sold last year in California were ZEVs. 40% of ZEVs sold in the US are sold in California. ZEV share of new car sales in 2022 by California county. Actual sales of ZEVs by California county. Actual sales of ZEVs by California county.

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Shell closing its California hydrogen refueling stations

Teslarati

Oil giant Shell announced plans to close its California hydrogen refueling stations this week, as much of the automotive industry is continuing to develop hydrogen fuel cell solutions alongside the popularization of electric vehicles (EVs). The post Shell closing its California hydrogen refueling stations appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Tesla Model Y & Model 3 Top California Auto Sales in 2023 — Thanks, Cali!

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla’s rapid growth and success have been seen more clearly in California than anywhere else. Considering California is the company’s birthplace, that’s not too surprising, but the extent of the company’s rise up the automotive ladder in The Golden State is actually jaw dropping. appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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California Rises to 21.4% BEV Market Share, 33.8% of US BEV Market

CleanTechnica EVs

California is one of the biggest and most exciting electric vehicle markets in the world. It’s still dominated by Tesla, [continued] The post California Rises to 21.4% BEV Market Share, 33.8% of US BEV Market appeared first on CleanTechnica.