Ford, BMW, VW, Honda, Volvo back California emissions authority in legal challenge

Green Car Reports

Five automakers have filed a motion to intervene on the side of the EPA, against a legal challenge to California's ability to set its own stricter emissions standards.

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Moke America’s street-legal open-top mini electric cars want to trade high speed for high fun

Electrek

The post Moke America’s street-legal open-top mini electric cars want to trade high speed for high fun appeared first on Electrek. Remember that fun little Jeep-lookin’ Mini Moke from a WWII British military vehicle development program?

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EUNORAU Spectre S review: legally bombed (downhill)

Electrek

more… The post EUNORAU Spectre S review: legally bombed (downhill) appeared first on Electrek. EUNORAU, the makers of electric bikes both large and larger, is blazing a new trail for both its customers and its company.

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Study: 15% of US alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities involve alcohol under the legal limit

Green Car Congress

A new open-access study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that motor vehicle crashes involving drivers with blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) below the legal limit of 0.08% accounted for 15% of alcohol-involved crash deaths in the United States.

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Elon Musk’s Starlink blocked by French court after legal battle with environmental groups

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service effectively lost its frequencies in France following a legal battle waged by environmental groups. The post Elon Musk’s Starlink blocked by French court after legal battle with environmental groups appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin critics’ latest legal efforts fail again

Teslarati

Tesla Giga Berlin critics are taking another stand with some new legal action. The post Tesla Gigafactory Berlin critics’ latest legal efforts fail again appeared first on TESLARATI.

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VanMoof’s dual-motor 31 MPH electric bicycle has over 10,000 reservations, and it’s not even legal

Electrek

” Now the company claims to have surpassed 10,000 reservations, despite the bike reaching a top speed that isn’t legal in most countries. Late last year, VanMoof unveiled the VanMoof V as a high-performance electric bicycle that the Dutch brand referred to as a “hyperbike.”

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Tesla's Legal Team Goes After Model 3 'Brake Failure' Claim

InsideEVs

It seems Tesla is pursuing legal action over the false brake failure claims in China

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Tesla loses VP of Legal to LiDAR startup Luminar

Teslarati

Tesla’s longtime Vice President of Legal and Acting General Counsel, Al Prescott, has joined LiDAR startup Luminar. Prescott has worked for years with autonomous cars, acting as a legal expert for companies planning to enter the sector.

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Tesla widens its legal action against Rivian over alleged theft of battery secrets

Teslarati

is widening its legal action against fellow electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive Inc., Battery tech is among Tesla’s most closely-held innovations, which makes the company’s new legal action quite understandable. Tesla inc.

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LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation to end all legal disputes over EV batteries in US and Korea

Green Car Congress

LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation have agreed to settle all legal disputes relating to EV batteries in the United States and Korea. The companies agreed to withdraw all pending legal disputes in United States and Korea, and agreed to a ten-year non-assertion. As a result, all litigation between the companies, which began in April 2019, is resolved. In this agreement, the two companies agreed to the following terms. SK Innovation will pay LG Energy Solution 2 trillion won (USD $1.8

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Open source street legal EV, powered by hub motors

Green Car Congress

An open source project is building an all-electric street vehicle powered by hub motors. Target single-charge range for the Luka EV is 300 km (186 miles), with a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) and a price below €20,000 (US$22,445). Project aims include quick design and build (less than a year). The project team is using design bodywork from gaming, converted to a Solidworks file. The body is fabricated using FRP (fiberglass); The solidworks file provides the basis for a full-size foam model.

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Huawei exec who called Tesla “killing” machines fired after China legal team’s complaint

Teslarati

If there is one thing that is evident with Tesla China, it is the fact that its legal team does not hold back. Huawei allegedly received a letter of complaint from Tesla CN legal team. The comments also got the attention of Tesla China , whose legal team promptly went to work.

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Tesla’s camera-based driver monitoring system triggers legal complaint in Illinois

Teslarati

Tesla’s legal team, for its part, is yet to issue a response to the complaint. . The post Tesla’s camera-based driver monitoring system triggers legal complaint in Illinois appeared first on TESLARATI.

Tesla takes legal action against China driver who alleged “brake failure” incident

Teslarati

Tesla China’s assertive stance against inaccurate reporting and false news continues, with the company recently taking legal action against a Model 3 owner who previously alleged that his vehicle experienced a “brake failure” incident.

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Elon Musk links Tesla’s current legal and regulatory troubles to its disruptiveness, lack of ads, and political contributions

Electrek

Elon Musk put its support behind the notion that Tesla’s current legal and regulatory troubles with several government agencies are due to the company’s disruptiveness in several industries, lack of paying for ads, and lack of political contributions.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk called out by Twitter legal for allegedly violating his NDA

Teslarati

In a post on Sunday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted that Twitter’s legal team called him out for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement. It did not take long before Musk posted an update stating that he just got a call from Twitter legal.

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Legal Study on EU Legislation for Corporate Fleet Electrification

EV Obssesion

By Sam Hargreaves This study examines the legal feasibility of different options for legislative measures that could be put forward by the Commission in order to boost uptake of zero-emission vehicles in corporate fleets.

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Tesla Giga Berlin critics are taking another stand with some new legal action

Teslarati

In their new complaint, which was retrieved by local news agencies , the NABU and the Green League took issue with the fact that the higher court did not give them enough legal hearing.

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Rimac Nevera Becomes Road-Legal As First Unit Gets License Plates

InsideEVs

The photos of the Nevera with Croatian plates were shared by company founder Mate Rimac on social media

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Trevor Milton’s legal team releases statement after Nikola founder indicted for fraud

Teslarati

Trevor Milton’s legal team has put out a statement regarding his indictment on two counts of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud. Milton’s legal team, headed by Lead Counsel Brad Bondi, released a statement following the charges , which the legal team says are false.

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LiDAR startup lured Tesla’s VP of Legal away with $30m compensation package

Teslarati

lured Tesla Vice President of Legal Alan Prescott away from the Austin-based electric vehicle leader with a massive $30 million compensation package. Prescott left Tesla last April after just under four years to join Luminar as the company’s Chief Legal Officer.

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Daimler denies DUH charges of emissions data rigging, says evaluating legal options

Green Car Congress

that it had rigged emissions data, Daimler “ sharply ” denied the allegations and said that it was evaluating legal options pertaining to the approach taken and the public assertions made by the DUH. Our engines meet and adhere to every legal requirement. The technical programming of our engines adheres to all legal requirements. We have no knowledge of measurements that indicate our vehicles did not meet legally required standards.

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

Green Car Congress

Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). The GXE reached 205.6 mph (330.88 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. The record was certified by the International Mile Racing Association (IMRA). The previous record, which also was held by Genovation, stood at 186.8 mph (300.63 km/h).

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Volkswagen bringing new board member for Integrity and Legal Affairs over from Daimler

Green Car Congress

Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, currently Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Integrity and Legal Affairs, will move to Volkswagen AG in 2016 as Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs. She will join the Volkswagen Group as of 1 January 2016 as the Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs.

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DeltaWing to develop GT race car concept; step toward street-legal DeltaWing sports car

Green Car Congress

Expected to appear in 2015, this new DeltaWing Racing Cars project is a major step toward a street-legal two-seat DeltaWing sports car, the company said. In Mat 2014, DeltaWing released a rendering of an application of its DeltaWing aerodynamic and lightweight design architecture as a street-legal, four-passenger car. DeltaWing Technology Group is beginning development of a DeltaWing GT race car concept.

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We Are Now Legal!!!

DIY Electric Car

EV Grinning, we have just completed our conversion from gas to electric, two weeks ago the Fiero passed it's safety test with no problems. We had the car licensed and plated the following week. We have had a few road tests, trying to find the actual range per charge. We are averaging about 25 km's (15.33 miles) per charge with a charging cost that has averaged about $0.67 and taking about 6 hours to charge @ 10amps per charger from a standard 115 volt ac plug rated at 15 amps.

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Continental calls for market-based adaptation of the legal framework to support autonomous driving

Green Car Congress

International automotive supplier Continental is calling for a market-based adaptation of the legal framework for automated driving. Initial success in this regard was seen with the recent modification of the Vienna Convention, which established the legal foundations for partially automated driving. This has established the legal foundation for partially automated driving since control of the vehicle may now essentially be assumed by systems as well.

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EEA: Air pollution in 10 EU countries still above legal limits; road transport and agriculture

Green Car Congress

Air pollution from sources such as transport and agriculture is still being emitted above legal limits in 10 European Union (EU) Member States according to new data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The main reasons for the exceedances are emissions from road transport (NO x ) and agriculture (NH 3 ).

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OPEI files legal challenge to EPA E15 misfueling rule

Green Car Congress

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), along with automakers and marine manufacturers, filed a legal challenge to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Regulation to Mitigate Misfueling” rule which was meant to address concerns about 15% ethanol blends in non-road products and older model-year vehicles.

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DeltaWing Technologies seeking OEM partners for street-legal DeltaWing passenger car

Green Car Congress

released a rendering of an application of its DeltaWing aerodynamic and lightweight design architecture—currently competing in IMSA sports car road races in the form of the DeltaWing race car—as a street-legal, four-passenger car. DeltaWing Technologies Inc.

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EU starts legal action against Germany, UK for failing to act on diesel emissions

Green Car Reports

But now regulatory agencies in European countries have become caught up in the legal fallout from VW's emissions cheating. The European Union began legal action Thursday against Germany, the U.K., The Volkswagen diesel scandal has led to numerous lawsuits against the German automaker in multiple countries. and five other nations. DON'T MISS: Every. Europe emissions lawsuit EU Volkswagen diesel scandal

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UAW & Green Lobby Sue USPS Over Not Prioritizing EVs

The Truth About Cars

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Nations agree on global, legally binding treaty on mercury emissions: Minamata Convention on Mercury

Green Car Congress

At the conclusion of the International Negotiating Committee on Mercury ( INC5 ) meeting in Geneva ( earlier post ), nations agreed on a global, legally-binding treaty to prevent mercury emissions and releases. The Committee, chaired by Fernando Lugris of Uruguay, will present the Convention text to the UNEP Governing Council for adoption next month.

Tesla Sales Now Legal As Little Maryland Goes Big On Electric Cars

Green Car Reports

Well, add one more to the list of states where Tesla Motors can legally sell its electric cars--and do so without having to use franchised dealers. The Maryland General Assembly has reversed a ban on direct sales by Tesla, which displays its cars in Tesla Store and "gallery" facilities it operates. Buyers then complete their purchase of the car. Green Maryland Politics Tesla Motors dealers dealerships plug-in cars state laws

Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Dec. 2017

Peopletrail

Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening. The post Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Dec. This helps you remain compliant with the FCRA, EEOC, and other regulatory standards or agencies. The following includes recaps of the most significant updates impacting the screening industry in recent weeks. State. California.

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SEC Subpoenas Faraday Future Executives

The Truth About Cars

Several executives from perpetual automotive startup Faraday Future have reportedly been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as part of an investigation into inaccurate statements made to investors.

Regulatory & Legal Alerts – October 2017

Peopletrail

Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening. The post Regulatory & Legal Alerts – October 2017 appeared first on Peopletrail. This helps you remain compliant with the FCRA, EEOC, and other regulatory standards or agencies. The following includes recaps of the most significant updates impacting the screening industry in recent weeks. State Legislation. Texas.

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Good News For Tesla: AZ Bill Would Legalize Direct Sales As State Angles For Gigafactory

Green Car Reports

That may be what''s happening in Arizona, where a new bill in the state legislature would legalize the direct-sales model of electric-car maker Tesla Motors--to the intense dismay of state car dealers who want it made When the possibility of new jobs clashes with the desires of powerful campaign contributors, sometimes jobs can take priority.

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Volkswagen Said It Will Take A Legal Look At The Ora Punk Cat

InsideEVs

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Lucid electric car, 2017 Chevy Cruze Diesel price, EU emissions legal action: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have more details on Lucid Motors' upcoming electric car, pricing information on the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel, and a legal scuffle between the European Union and member nations over emissions standards. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Lucid Motors' electric "executive sedan" will be unveiled later this month. The base model. Today in Car News

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Tesla Loses Legal Battles To Texas, North Carolina Dealers

Green Car Reports

Win some, lose some. Tesla''s had a very good year thus far, but it was recently dealt legislative defeats in two states where it had hoped to sell its electric cars. In Texas, the state legislature declined to make an exception to existing rules that make it illegal for automakers to sell cars to retail buyers. In North Carolina, a Senate

Engine products group files legal challenge to EPAs partial waiver for E15

Green Car Congress

While all members of the EPG have and continue to support the development and use of safe and sustainable alternative fuels, the action EPA has taken to permit E-15 to be sold as a legal fuel, even if limited only to certain products, will have adverse consequences for the environment and consumers. The newly formed Engine Products Group (EPG)—comprising the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance), The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc.

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