Lucid Air EPA-rated at 520 miles of range

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Lucid Group announced that the Lucid Air Dream Edition Range has received an official EPA rating of 520 miles of range. It is the longest-range electric vehicle ever rated by the EPA, delivering at least 100+ miles of additional range over its closest competitor.

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EPA confirms 249-mile range for Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro electric SUV

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AWD Pro has an EPA-estimated 249 miles of range on a full charge and the AWD Pro S has an EPA-estimated 240 miles of range on a full charge. The EPA-estimated fuel economy for ID.4 Volkswagen of America announced another round of fuel economy figures for the 2021 ID.4

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EPA proposes first US greenhouse gas emissions standards for aircraft

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for airplanes used in commercial aviation and large business jets. After EPA promulgates the final rule with the standards, FAA will complete a subsequent rulemaking to enforce these standards.

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EPA to reconsider particulate matter NAAQS

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will reconsider the previous administration’s decision to retain the particulate matter (PM) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) ( earlier post ), which were last strengthened in 2012. EPA sets both an annual and a 24-hour standard for fine particles (PM 2.5 ). EPA expects to issue a proposed rulemaking in Summer 2022 and a final rule in Spring 2023.

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2022 Rivian R1T and R1S: Both electric trucks top 300 miles of EPA range

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EPA on Friday posted official efficiency and range ratings for the Rivian R1T electric pickup and R1S electric SUV, and they both handily top 300 miles. The Rivian R1T has been rated at 314 miles of range by the EPA, and the R1S earns a 316-mile rating. The U.S.

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Achates opposed-piston 3-cylinder 10.6L diesel emissions meet 2027 EPA, CA requirements

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opposed-piston heavy-duty diesel engine has achieved performance results that comply with pending 2027 requirements of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California to reduce sharply emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ). Achates Power’s innovative 3-cylinder, 10.6L

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Report: California clean cars crusader Mary Nichols on shortlist to be next EPA chief

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Mary Nichols, currently head of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), was one of the names recommended to the Biden campaign for the EPA administrator post during the last stages of the. emissions EPA

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EPA reportedly plans to eliminate science office

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Science looks to no longer be a high priority at the EPA. The New York Times reported Thursday that the EPA plans to eliminate the powerful Office of the Science Advisor, merging it with another office under the Deputy Administrator for Science. The move represents a significant demotion of the science advisory role. Previously the Office of the.

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EPA OIG to evaluate EPA’s actions on final light-duty fuel efficiency rule

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The Office of Inspector General of the US Environmental Protection Agency plans to begin an evaluation of the EPA’s actions on the final Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule Part 2. The OIG issued a memorandum on 16 December 2019, notifying the EPA of the OIG audit regarding the Agency’s Action Development Process, which included the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Rule Part 2.

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Range life: The 8 EVs EPA-rated for 300 miles or more

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The Model S delivered 265 EPA miles back then, passed the 300-mile barrier in 2016, and now achieves 405 miles in Long Range form. This week, Tesla lost its lead position in electric vehicle range, held since the 2012 arrival of the Model S.

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Lucid Air electric car: 520-mile EPA range rating ousts Tesla from top spot

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EPA has posted official efficiency and range estimates for the 2022 Lucid Air electric luxury sedan. The U.S. Its 520-mile range rating establishes a new record, surpassing that of the highest-range Tesla by more than 100 miles.

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EPA adds 1-bromopropane to list of hazardous air pollutants; first addition since 1990

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted petitions to add 1-bromopropane (1-BP) to the list of hazardous air pollutants regulated under the Clean Air Act (CAA). This is the first time since 1990 that EPA has granted a petition to add a hazardous air pollutant to the CAA. Petitioners requesting EPA to list 1-BP, also known as n-propyl bromide (nPB), have demonstrated its adverse health and environmental impacts.

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EPA announces $46M for latest Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of grant funding to implement projects which reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines. EPA anticipates awarding approximately $46 million in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant funding to eligible applicants, subject to the availability of funds. Under this competition, EPA anticipates awarding between 40 and 70 assistance agreements.

EPA GHG Inventory shows US GHG down 1.7% y-o-y in 2019, down 13% from 2005

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 28 th annual Inventory of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (GHG Inventory), which presents a national-level overview of annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 to 2019. Source: EPA. Source; EPA.

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EPA AED estimates emissions controls were removed from > 550K diesel pickups over last decade; impact equivalent to adding 9M additional trucks

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In a new report , the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Enforcement Division (AED) estimates that the emissions controls have been removed from more than 550,000 diesel pickup trucks in the last decade. Number of full delete Class 2b and diesels by vehicle age Source: EPA.

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Lucid Air EPA Range And Efficiency Results Compared

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Let's take a deep dive into the Lucid Air EPA range and efficiency numbers

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EPA confirms range for dual-motor versions of VW’s ID.4 Pro, Pro S

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed the estimated mile range of two AWD versions of Volkswagen’s all-electric ID.4 more… The post EPA confirms range for dual-motor versions of VW’s ID.4

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EPA Confirms 249-mile Range for Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro Electric SUV

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EPA-estimated 249 miles of range on ID.4 The post EPA Confirms 249-mile Range for Volkswagen ID.4 100% Electric Vehicles Electric SUVs Electric Vehicles EPA ID.4

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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EPA range numbers released

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Probably the biggest concern with Porsche’s Taycan is the car’s seemingly low EPA range, especially compared to other EVs in its class. We were right but only slightly… more… The post Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EPA range numbers released appeared first on Electrek.

EPA proposes new GHG rules for light-duty vehicles; updating emission standards for heavy-duty trucks

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed rulemaking for model year 2023-2026 light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas emissions standards, and outlined its plans to initiate a subsequent rulemaking to set standards for MY 2027 and beyond, to speed the transition of the light-duty vehicle fleet toward a zero emissions future. In addition, EPA announced plans to update air pollution standards for heavy-duty vehicles.

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EPA, NHTSA issue One National Program Rule; EPA withdraws CA waiver for GHG and fuel economy

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The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final action entitled the “ One National Program Rule ,” which will enable the federal government to provide nationwide uniform fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards for automobiles and light duty trucks.

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Volkswagen ID.4 Pro electric SUV receives 260-mile EPA range

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Pro, the first-volume version of VW’s new electric SUV, has received its official EPA estimated range: 260 miles. Pro electric SUV receives 260-mile EPA range appeared first on Electrek. The Volkswagen ID.4

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EPA dissolves boards of pollution scientists

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The EPA has dismissed two panels of outside scientists that advised the agency on particulate matter and ground-level ozone, which have been linked to smog and respiratory problems. Under acting administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal-industry lobbyist, analyzing those pollutants will be left to the EPA's internal Clean Air Scientific Advisory. emissions EPA air pollution

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EPA collects penalties for alleged automobile ‘defeat device’ violations by two Iowa companies

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached settlements with two Iowa companies for allegedly tampering with car engines to render emissions controls inoperative, in violation of the federal Clean Air Act. According to EPA, Menzel Enterprises Iowa Inc. EPA also alleged that UpCountry Fab and Performance LLC of Clive, Iowa, removed emission control equipment and/or sold “defeat devices” on at least 48 occasions.

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Automakers rebuff EPA mpg rollbacks, cut side deal with California

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have banded together with California—to set an example for the EPA and its long-stalled emissions and fuel economy revamp. emissions EPA Fuel EconomySome of the largest automakers in the U.S. The agreement between Ford, Honda, Volkswagen, and BMW's U.S. division would raise fuel-economy standards by about 3.7 percent a year through 2026 to a final target of about 50.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS tops out with a 350-mile EPA range rating, trailing Tesla and Lucid

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launch this fall, and one of those is its official EPA range rating. The final pieces of the puzzle are falling into place for the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS ahead of its U.S.

EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

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On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than 35 percent more global warming pollution than the current law allows. EPA global warmingThe proposal came on the eve of a climate summit in Poland that started over the weekend where world leaders were set to codify the next steps in.

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EPA annual inventory shows US GHG up 3.1% from 2017-2018

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The 2020 edition of US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) comprehensive annual report on nationwide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions shows that emissions increased from 2017 to 2018 by 3.1% (after accounting for sequestration from the land sector). Source: EPA. >.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E GT/Performance gets impressive EPA ratings

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more… The post Ford Mustang Mach-E GT/Performance gets impressive EPA ratings appeared first on Electrek. Ford’s performance SUV EV has a very large battery at 88 kWh.

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FEV testing suggests Lucid Air will have an EPA range of 517 miles on a single charge

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in Auburn Hills, Michigan, applying the EPA's Multicycle Test Procedure (SAE J1634 Oct 2012 Standard) with the standard adjustment factor. The results suggest that the Lucid Air is the longest EPA-range electric vehicle to date.

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Hyundai Tucson PHEV Gets EPA Range Rating

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The EPA Combined EV range is 33 miles (53 km), while the total is 420 miles (676 km

The refrigerant industry asked for HFC phase-out, and the EPA just delivered [Update]

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The EPA delivered today. more… The post The refrigerant industry asked for HFC phase-out, and the EPA just delivered [Update] appeared first on Electrek.

EPA proposes retaining current NAAQS for particulate matter

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to retain, without changes, the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM) including both fine particles (PM 2.5 ) and coarse particles (PM 10 ). EPA sets both an annual and a 24-hour standard for fine particles (PM 2.5 ). EPA is proposing to retain the current annual standard, with its level of 12.0 ?g/m EPA is proposing to retain the existing 24-hour standard, with its level of 35 ?g/m

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Rivian ‘Large pack’ EPA range numbers are in: 314 miles, 70 mpge

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Rivian has released the EPA range rating for their upcoming R1T and R1S electric truck and SUV. more… The post Rivian ‘Large pack’ EPA range numbers are in: 314 miles, 70 mpge appeared first on Electrek.

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2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge earns higher EPA range and efficiency vs. 2021

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Recently-published EPA range and efficiency ratings for the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric crossover show increases over the 2021 model. However, the EPA's Fueleconomy.gov website shows 223 miles of range, with

EPA's 'Top Fuel Sippers' Don't Use Fuel: They're Electric Cars

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a list of top "fuel sippers," compiled from its fuel-economy ratings. Published on the EPA's Fueleconomy.gov website, the list includes. Green EPA EPA Ratings MPGe plug-in carsThe U.S. But none of them actually use any fuel at all. That's because they're all electric cars. DON'T MISS: What Is MPGe Anyway? What Is Efficiency For Electric Cars?

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EPA confirms 250-mile range for Volkswagen ID.4 Pro and 1st Edition electric SUV

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electric SUV 1st Edition and Pro models officially have an EPA-estimated 250 miles of range on a single charge. The EPA-estimated fuel economy for city driving is 104 MPGe; highway driving is rated at 89 MPGe, and combined city/highway at 97 MPGe. The Volkswagen 2021 ID.4

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Lucid shares EPA range for Air models including 520 miles on the Dream Edition Range

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US EV automaker Lucid Motors has just shared some of the official EPA ranges for its flagship Air sedan, and they are quite impressive. In an official press release, Lucid revealed the EPA estimated range for two versions of the upcoming Dream Edition Air, as well as the Grand Touring.

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2019 Audi e-tron EPA range revealed: Nothing to brag about, but aiming for the real world?

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The official EPA-rated range results are in for the 2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV—at least according to Audi, as they’re not yet posted by the federal agency—and they’re a fair amount lower than what was widely anticipated. Audi of America said Thursday that the EPA rating for the 2019 e-tron will be just 204 miles. EPA EPA Ratings

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EPA allows year-round sale of E15 gasoline

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US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the final action that would remove the key regulatory barrier to using gasoline blended with up to 15% ethanol (E15) during the summer driving season and reform the renewable identification number (RIN) compliance system under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program to increase transparency and deter price manipulation.

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EPA denying petitions for small refinery RFS exemptions for past compliance years

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is denying petitions for small refinery exemptions for past compliance years, the so-called “gap-filling” petitions for the 2011-18 compliance years. The Clean Air Act requires EPA to set annual RFS volumes of biofuels that must be used for transportation fuel for four categories of biofuels: total, advanced, cellulosic, and biomass-based diesel.

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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus now EPA-rated for 402 miles

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Tesla’s Model S Long Range Plus now carries an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles—a 20% increase compared to a 2019 Model S 100D with the same battery pack design.

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EPA finalizes RFS volumes for 2020 and biomass-based diesel volumes for 2021

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule that establishes the required renewable volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for 2020, and the biomass-based diesel volume for 2021. EPA said that by proposing effectively 15.8

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