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Automakers unhappy with California's proposed zero-emissions vehicle regulations

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Jul 20th, 2011 at 11:53AM

Some automakers are arguing that California Air Resource Board (CARB) officials need to rewrite regulations to tone down the state's zero-emissions vehicle requirements. Since May, automakers and CARB have privately debated whether California's pending zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) regulations should be thrown out in favor of the U.S.' corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards. Now, as the CAFE debate heats up, CARB is under intense pressure to modify its ZEV requirements. Officially, CARB's proposed ZEV regulations say that one percent of all vehicles sold in the state in 2012... Read More

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