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Government Miffed About VW Scandal

Diesel vehicles' majority share in France may be threatened after subsidies are removed.


Tesla Alters Its New Incentive Program In Virginia

Tesla's $2,000 incentive program makes state officials none too happy, so automaker tweaks it.


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.


Michigan Remains One Of Five States To Uphold Direct Sales Ban

Tesla executives will keep lobbying in Michigan to try to pass direct-to-consumer automobile-sales legislation.


State Pays To Push Fleet Further Towards Zero Emissions

California funds $1.6 million to Los Angeles for low-income plug-in vehicle carsharing program.


Tesla Model S, BMW i3 Among Models That Will No Longer Qualify For Perk

Washington State will cut plug-in vehicle incentives for people who can afford more expensive cars.


Wealthier Citizens' Perks Are Being Cut Or Reduced

California is boosting plug-in vehicle perks for people of more modest means while axing those for wealthy EV buyers.


Light-weighting, 8-Speed Transmissions May Do The Trick

Automakers may need to invest another $1,500 or so in midsize sedans in order to meet 2025 fuel-economy standards.


Law Will Adjust In 2017 To Help Northeastern States

Zero-emissions vehicle credit provision favors California when it comes to model availability, sales.


State Looks To Make Up Highway-Repair Funding Shortfall

Michigan government considers boosting vehicle-registration fees for hybrids, electric vehicles.


Oil will be priced well under $100 a barrel for the next decade because of higher supplies, OPEC predicts.


State Offers As Much As $6,000 In EV Perks

Colorado may have a loophole allowing for used electric vehicles to generate government incentive.


Bill Goes Into Effect Oct. 1 With A Four-Dealership Maximum For Tesla

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signs bill into law allowing Tesla Motors direct-to-consumer sales.


Public Likes Cars, But Flyover States Don't Get Enough Love

Plug In America touts plug-in vehicle quality but bemoans inconsistent government policy.


Tax Breaks, Free Parking, Bus Lane Access May Be Short-Lived

After 50,000 EV sales, Norway will likely start to taper its plug-in vehicle benefits.


Lamborghini is reportedly being offered as much as 100 million euros ($112 million) by the Italian government to hire 300 new workers to build the Urus crossover in Italy.


A ballsy street artist in Manchester, UK has grown tired of his town's plethora of potholes, and has taken matters into his own hands.


In an executive order, President Obama is increasing the federal fleet to 50 percent plug-ins and EVs by 2025. All of the changes should reduce government greenhouse emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels.


CAFE Standards Get Harder To Reach As Gas Prices Fall

The US federal government might think about loosening the CAFE fuel-efficiency requirements for 2025.


A battle is brewing in the state of Texas over license plates bearing the Confederate Battle Flag.


The digital tar pit will eventually consume us all, but for now, we're still able to watch it swallow our analog lives. One of the next items to succumb could be your driver's license, at least as soon as Iowa straightens out the kinks. The Hawkeye State is working with MorphoTrust USA on an driver's license app for Android and iOS phones that can be used as a state-approved ID. Notably, the app wouldn't replace a laminated paper version, but either could be used to conduct business. Iowa is alr

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