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The MPG scandal in Japan is spreading to our shores.

The EPA and CARB are requesting fuel economy info from Mitsubishi and want the company to do additional testing on some US models.

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California's wealthiest people will get shut out of government's green-car funding.

California will boost electric, plug-in hybrid rebates for lower-income residents starting next month.

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But, lower-income buyers will soon get an extra $1,500.

Low- to moderate-income EV buyers get an extra $1,500 in rebates, while rebates cease to exist for the highest-income earners.

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It might not even be possible for VW to fix its polluting diesels, according to an official from the California Air Resources Board. The regulator may seek a compromise.

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CARB Must Accept Plan Before Recall Could Start

VW has a recall plan for the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, but CARB and the EPA still need to test the solution before a recall could start.

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Company's Planned Repairs Lacked Details, Federal And State Officials Say

Volkswagen officials said they were sorry again for its emissions scandal, but federal and state regulators are still waiting for more than an apology.

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Volkswagen and environmental regulators can't come to terms on a fix for the automaker's emissions cheating diesel engines, according to a company insider.

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Musk-Led Plan To Push For More VW EVs Isn't Enough, Group Says

California regulators should force VW to make pollution-mitigation payments and cover testing-improvement costs.

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No Plans For State To Up Limit Again

California's green-sticker limit of 85,000 has been reached for plug-in vehicle HOV access. Of course, it was originally set at 15,000.

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Volkswagen will need to wait until Jan. 14 to learn whether the California Air Resources Board will accept the company's proposed 2.0 TDI diesel engine repair plan.

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Company Touts Lower CO2, Methane Emissions

Propane conversion company and distributor seeks approval from California Air Resources Board.

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Angela Merkel's Criticism Raises Questions In VW Diesel Scandal Era

Five years ago, Angela Merkel said California's strict NOx emissions standards hurt sales of German cars.

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California will lead the fight against greenhouse gases, Gov. Jerry Brown said as he scaled back his climate change proposal amid opposition from Big Oil.

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State Aims To Have 3% Of New Cars Be Zero Emissions This Year

California hopes to be selling all electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by 2030.

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Tesla thinks that the California Air Resources Board is moving in the wrong direction by loosening the rules for midsize automakers. The company also wants even fewer zero-emissions vehicles credits available on the market to be traded among companies.

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Legislation is waiting for a signature on the desk of California Gov. Jerry Brown to raise the number of stickers to allow plug-in electric hybrid vehicles to drive in carpool lanes. The total would see another 15,000-unit boost for a total of 85,000 decals.

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California is adjusting its zero-emissions vehicle mandate to help smaller automakers. Rather than completely excusing them from the program, the companies may offer plug-in hybrids and still receive ZEV credits for them.

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State Set A 70,000-Sticker Maximim In January For Plug-In Hybrid Drivers

California is on the verge of running out of green HOV-lane stickers for solo-driving access.

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Report Strengthens Link Between Traffic Pollution, Health Problems

California study finds that kids and low-income people living near traffic have worsening asthma conditions.

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California adds 15,000 'green' stickers that will let plug-in hybrid vehicle drivers occupy high-occupancy vehicle lanes solo. The first batch of such stickers ran out last year.

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This amount includes $100-million in civil penalties, the largest such fines in EPA history.

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