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EVs, Hydrogen Cars Will Still Have Easy Access

California is once again nearly out of the green stickers that give plug-in hybrids easy access to the state's high-occupancy vehicle lanes. They might only last several more weeks at the current rate.


Latest Development Comes After Admission Of Three Auxiliary Emissions Control Devices

The California Air Resources Board has ordered Volkswagen to come up with a plan for repairing approximately 15,000 cars sold in the state that contain illegal software that may circumvent emissions testing.


Volvo announces it is making Consciously Clean, a waterless car cleaning solution, available for free from Volvo San Diego and other dealers nationwide.


If You're In California Or Maryland, You're In Luck

Buyers of the 2016 Ford C-Max Energi in California and Maryland will be able to charge for free at a network of Level 2 chargers.


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.


Faraday Future remains quite secretive. The company now promises to invest $1 billion in state-of-the-art, US factory, but for now the EV maker only narrows down the potential location to California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Nevada.


The Attitude? Positive And Ready For The Challenge

An in-depth look at how GM's biggest Chevy Bolt booster is getting ready to market and sell the car. This could be huge.


About 200 cars were swamped by a mudslide in the mountains and desert north of Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.


So Many Plug-Ins, So Little Love

Golden State residents elbow each other out for charging spaces, plug-in parking spaces.


A woman in San Diego learned the value of recording everything that happens on the road this weekend when a man tried to scam her while in traffic.


Just Two Operate In Full Retail Mode Right Now

Golden State has 50 stations in the development pipeline to accommodate more fuel-cell drivers.


German Automaker Has About Six Weeks To Figure Things Out

The Golden State isn't giving Volkswagen a ton of time to address the automaker's well-publicized diesel-emissions issue.


The Closer You Live To A Hydrogen Station, The Better Your Chances Are

There's already a waitlist for Toyota's first production fuel-cell vehicle, the hydrogen-powered Mirai.


Not Enough Places To Park In The City By The Bay

BMW's DriveNow car-sharing service will suspend San Francisco operations in November.


Extended-Range Plug-In Maker Plans Return To Action

Newly renamed automaker ready to bring in more people for its Southern California factory.


University Team Measured Big Gaps In Jetta, Passat Testing

A team of four researchers at West Virginia University unpeeled the first layers of Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal. Here's how they did it.


West Virginia Researches Found Anomalies In May 2014

Fallout from Volkswagen's revelation that it engaged in cheating on emissions testing continued Monday, with the company's stock falling more than 15 percent and a Congressional subcommittee announcing an investigation into the German auto giant's conduct.


Californian Uber drivers may have won class action status in a lawsuit, but Uber isn't about to let this decision go without a fight


A YouTube user known as mulletFive filmed his hellish drive through the Valley Fire wildfire northwest of Sacramento this weekend.


A California bill wants to increase renewable energy and efficiency targets – while reducing fossil fuels – by 2030. The legislation has again pitted environmentalists against oil companies.


Gov. Brown's Proposal May Tie Gas Tax To Consumer Price Index

A new proposal by California governor Jerry Brown could increase gas and diesel taxes in the state, as well as charge a fee to plug-in vehicle drivers.

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