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It may institute a phase-out of gas car sales like the U.K. and France

Even without a ban, existing legislation will make gas cars a tough sell in California in the future.

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"If EPA acts to weaken or delay the current standards for model years 2022-25, like California, we intend to vigorously pursue appropriate legal remedies to block such action."

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Pilot program could begin in San Diego this year.

CARB wants to encourage lower-income buyers to choose EVs.

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There goes the notion of a nationwide emissions standard in America.

"What were you thinking when you threw yourselves on the mercy of the Trump administration to solve your problems?" asked Mary Nichols, head of CARB.

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US District Court Judge Charles Breyer still needs to sign off.

Certain VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, and Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5, and Q7 models are affected.

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The three-stage plan involves a massive increase in charging infrastructure.

No one told VW that taking recommendations from the Internet is a bad idea.

But it can say, 'sponsored by Volkswagen.'

VW might also have to pay for hydrogen stations for cars it doesn't sell.

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So many questions, so few answers.

What will President Trump do? We don't know, but we have some ideas.

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"Adaptive shift programs can lead to incorrect and non-reproducible results."

Feds ponder if this actually cheating.

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The latest device alters the way transmission shifts.

Audi's emissions-cheating devices spread beyond its engines.

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Golden State is still far ahead of other states in terms of EV sales.

California is not going to reach its 2025 zero-emissions goals at the current rate.

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California's current credits system hinders electric vehicle adoption, Assemblywoman says.

If this plan goes into effect, CARB's ZEV mandate would look quite different.

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28 companies sign a letter calling on the DOJ calling to appoint an independent monitor.

There's concern in the EV charging industry that VW could use its big investment into zero-emissions tech to influence the business or hurt established competitors.

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Tesla's Musk, O'Connell tout EV maker's role in lowered emissions.

Tesla executives take California and other vehicle makers to task for not doing more to widen electric-vehicle sales.

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Trump's been in favor of the RFS, which is big in Iowa.

Hillary Clinton talks to California regulators about how to possibly tweak or overhaul the renewable-fuels standard.

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VW might be hoping to cut its losses with the fixes, but it still faces the proposal of billions in buybacks.

The new approach gives VW an awful lot of wiggle room, but with good reason.

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CARB, EPA reject VW's offer as too vague and incomplete.

In the ongoing attempt to fix the mess it created, VW has submitted a fix for the 3.0-liter diesels to regulators. They don't like what they see.

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Tesla's $169 million in ZEV credits may push California to boast goals.

California may make it harder for Tesla, another automakers to earn zero-emissions credits.

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Automakers are tasked with meeting California mandate with more plug-in vehicles.

California's clean-vehicle rules, which are followed by nine other US states, will get stricter in 2018.

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California's cap-and-trade revenue drop has become a budgetary issue.

California's perks for buyers of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids may soon come to an end.