Volvo Becoming 1st Major Carmaker To Forgo Traditional EnginesVolvo will begin producing electric motors on all its cars from 2019, becoming the first traditional automaker to forgo the combustion engine altogether.
CA Lawmakers Considering First Gas Tax Hike In DecadesCalifornia lawmakers are considering a hike in the gas tax. It would be the first increase in 20 years.
Study Finds Growing Number Of Hybrid Drivers Trading In Fuel-Sipping Cars For SUVsLower gas prices could be leading to drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles to trade in their cars for conventional vehicles, including SUVs, according to an analysis from auto research website Edmunds.com.
California Carpool Lanes Open To Solo Drivers Of Green VehiclesA new program is allowing drivers of plug-in vehicles to access California’s carpool lanes solo.
California Passes Strict New Auto Emission RulesCalifornia air regulators have unanimously passed sweeping auto emission standards that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025.
CPUC Aims To Boost Use Of Electric Cars In CaliforniaThe California Public Utilities Commission hopes to boost the widespread use of electric vehicles in California by unanimously approving new procedures to set up more charging stations.
Bay Area Hybrid Drivers Lose Carpool Sticker PerkBay Area hybrid drivers may be in for a surprise during their back-to-work commute, now that their gold carpool lane access stickers have expired.
Bay Area Hybrid Vehicles Owners Bid Farewell To Carpool Lane PerkCome July 1, drivers can no longer zip solo in a California carpool lane simply by displaying the telltale yellow "clean air vehicle" on their car's rear bumper.
ConsumerWatch: Electric Cars Moving Into Mainstream SlowlyBig-name electric cars are slowly but steadily making their way from the assembly line onto the streets. Getting one at this point - and for at least another year - will require patience, according to experts.
Hayward’s Chabot College Trains Mechanics On Cars Of The FutureA new training program at Chabot College in Hayward trains students how to work on hybrid and electric cars.