GM withdraws support for Trump emissions plan
The outgoing US president Donald Trump announced last year that he wanted to litigate against California’s right to set its own car emission standards. He received support from some players in the industry, including General Motors. Now the car company has backed out. Weiterlesen
Fully Charged, ZEV programme.
Video tip: In this episode of Fully Charged, Robert Llewellyn reviews the fully electric Mercedes B250e that takes some learnings from Tesla. He loves the regen control via the paddles on the steering wheels for example. The problem is, Mercedes kept it rather “secret” and the EV does not charge rapid at all.
Research tip: 37bn dollars in health and climate cost could be saved by 2030 in the ten states that adopted California’s ZEV programme, a study by the American Lung Association finds. The report assumes 100% of new car sales and 65% of all cars on the road to be ZEVs by 2050 in the ZEV states.
lung.org (full report, pdf) via greencarcongress.com