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    Read This: How CARB's next meeting could dramatically change the EV landscape
    Intermediate Automakers Could Get EV Reprieve 1413639900

    Will October 23 be a day of reckoning for some US automakers? Could be, since that's when the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is meeting up and may tweak its mandates for zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) compliance for some of the world's largest carmakers. Green Car Reports says the news may ...

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    Read This: State-by-state EV support often comes down to party lines

    Last week, eight governors "joined hands" in support of zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) in California's state capital. That's a good start, but there are seven governors of states that have worked with California on tough emissions rules in the past who were missing. It appeared the split was ...

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    Report: These electric vehicles aren't really, real; just California compliance EVs

    California may be the Golden State, but when it comes to the upcoming debuts of a number of battery-electric vehicles, prospective buyers may want to associate the most populous U.S. state with the color red. As in herring. That's the conclusion of Green Car Reports in its evaluation of a number ...

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    Report: Will California's ZEV mandate expand across the country?

    More states may follow the Golden State in plug-in vehicle quotas, which could make auto executives see red. Earlier this year, California approved a rule – known as the ZEV Mandate – requiring more than 15 percent of new cars to be so-called zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) by the 2025 ...

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    Report: California lawmakers push for 1.4M zero-emissions vehicles on the road
    1323997260 reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is out to change the zero-emissions-vehicle (ZEV) game again, this time revising its desired numbers for vehicle sales and prodding industry to make alternative fuels more available. From 2018 to 2025, CARB wants ZEVs to ...

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    EPA says parts of California need to move "quickly towards zero emission" transportation

    The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to approve California's air quality measures for fine particles (aka PM2.5) in the smog-filled South Coast and San Joaquin Valley regions. These measures aim to reduce pollution to the level required by the 1997 PM2.5 standard (NAAQS) by ...

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    AN Columnist: Why "zero emission" really does mean zero

    Automotive News' (sub. req.) Lindsay Chappell argues that "if zero isn't zero" then emissions for all vehicles must be recalculated. Of course, Chappell is referring to vehicles like the Nissan Leaf, which is touted by the automaker as a "zero-emissions" vehicle. Chappell asserts that this "zero ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf commercial promotes the value of zero

    Wikipedia may say that:

    0 (zero) is both a number and the numerical digit used to represent that number in numerals. ... In the English language, 0 may be called zero, nought or naught, nil, or "o". Informal or slang terms for zero include zilch and zip,
    But Nissan wants you to look at the ...

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    Geneva preview: Kangoo Maxi Z.E. is an electric van for the larger set

    Kangoo Maxi Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Renault is gearing up for one of those model reveals that's not going to garner many headlines but is an important debut nonetheless. The Kangoo Maxi Z.E., an electric version of Kangoo Maxi, is coming to the Geneva Motor Show and ...

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    Renault details its zero-emission strategy, sees electric cars everywhere, for everyone

    Renault isn't afraid to acknowledge global warming, is in alignment with alliance partner Nissan's CEO Carlos Ghosn's prediction that electric vehicles will make up 10 percent of the world market by 2020 and is spending (with Nissan) €4 billion ($5.25 billion U.S. at today's exchange rate) ...

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    HHI's Volta 102 - rockers vs. mods goes electric

    Say you're in the market for an electric motorcycle but you don't like the modern styling of a Zero S or a Brammo Enertia. Or maybe you do, but some jerk who works in your office already has one. Well, now you can get a modern electric bike that looks like anything but. Check out custom bike ...

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    Chinese "Leaf" concept claims "negative emissions"

    Ye Zi "Leaf" concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With the start of the Beijing Auto Show a little over a week away, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC), has unveiled their new "Ye Zi" concept. "Ye Zi" literally means "leaf." Whereas Nissan named their upcoming ...

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    Brammo Enertia just $5,995 in California thanks to combination of state and federal incentives

    Brammo Inc., maker of all-electric motorcycles, has announced that the Brammo Enertia will be sold for just $5,995 in California after federal and state incentives (golf clap). Brammo Founder and CEO Craig Bramscher said in a statement:

    We admire the California Legislature, Governor ...

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    EPA responds to CAFE concerns by limiting zero-emission status to first 200,000 vehicles

    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Concerns over how electric cars fit into new CAFE emissions regulations popped up almost immediately after the announcement of new standards became official. The main question is how automakers will be credited for their ...

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    First look at the KTM Freeride: Electric motorcycle photos leak from Germany

    KTM Freeride electric motorcycle concept – Click above for image gallery
    We first brought you news of KTM's planned debut of two new electric motorcycle only days ago. It appeared as if the world would have to wait for the Tokyo Motorcycle Show and the official March 26th release date to ...

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    Zero charges forward: Electric motorcycle company hires top talent from Buell

    The Zero DS steps into the spotlight – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You may have read our latest report regarding the future of recently canned Buell Motorcycles. Everyone's favorite American sportbike company hit the chopping block a few months back at the hand of industry giant ...

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    2010 Nissan Leaf electric car: In person, in depth -- and U.S. bound [*UPDATED w/vids & live photos]

    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for hi-res gallery
    It would be easy to paint Nissan as late to the burgeoning U.S. green party, as the company essentially only counts the Altima Hybrid to sell among its alt-fuel offerings – and that sedan utilizes technology borrowed from Toyota, and it's ...

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    The Sun shines on the Renault Z.E. in first road test

    click above image for a high-resolution gallery of the Renault Z.E. concept
    The Renault Z.E. will certainly never be seen on the road in massive numbers, but some of the systems used in this far out electric vehicle concept are ingenious, as The Sun discovered when it got to take the Renault Z.E. ...

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    Blade Runner: Australia's first zero-emissions car

    Looks like the Aussies are getting their very first zero-emissions-vehicle, the Blade Runner. Converted from the gasoline-powered Hyundai Getz (as seen above), the Blade Runner uses an AC motor powered by twin banks of lithium iron phosphate batteries and is capable of going up to 100 kilometers ...


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