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GM seeks national mandate for zero-emissions cars

Automaker to ask Trump administration for a standard like California's

Automaker will ask the Trump administration for a standard like California's.

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Canada will set zero-emissions vehicle mandate by next year

Standards are part of broader emissions-reduction effort.

Canada government sets 2018 to outline mandate for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and fuel cell cars.

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CARB may rethink ZEV plans later this year

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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Stricter ZEV mandate would prevent automakers from just buying their way out of actually making EVs

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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California zero-emissions mandate now impacts 28% of US

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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Ford Focus EV is 'not a compliance car,' executive says

One Ford executive is speaking out against claims that the Ford Focus Electric is merely a bit of lip service to California's zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate.

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Market for clean air credits grows as Cali's ZEV mandates hit automakers

Automakers are buying and selling zero emission vehicle credits ahead of more stringent ZEV mandates in California. The state now requires larger automakers to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles they sell, including electric, plug-in hybrid and Zach Bowman

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EVS: Why Toyota set sales numbers for RAV4 EV at just 2,600

Last week, Toyota unveiled the all-new RAV4 EV and announced two important numbers: a $49,800 MSRP and a sales target of just 2,600 over the next three years. There's more to the story, though, as told to us by Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager of Toyota Division at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. The short version

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Will California's ZEV mandate expand across the country?

More states may follow the Golden State in plug-in vehicle quotas, which could make auto executives see red.

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Who was for, who was against CARB's ZEV mandate "over-compliance" rule

What impact will the "over-compliance" rule – some would say loophole – in the California Air Resources Board's recent changes to the Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Mandate have? The short and obv

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CARB's latest ZEV revision could add 1.4m more green cars, create a big loophole

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is holding meetings that could put the hammer down on getting more zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) on the road – or so it seems at first glance.

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CARB's new ZEV mandate revision could add 1.4m more advanced green cars, while creating a big loophole

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is holding meetings that could put the hammer down on getting more zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) on the road – or so it seems at first glance.