• Trump's challenge of California's emissions rules could zap its electric car industry

    2 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - California helped birth the nation's electric vehicle industry. It used its laws and market size to prompt automakers to make and sell electric vehicles. It encouraged Tesla and other innovators to build manufacturing plants. Over the years, California...
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  • How Trump's New Emissions Policy Will Set Up a Legal Fight With California

    How Trump's New Emissions Policy Will Set Up a Legal Fight With California

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The tit-for-tat continues between President Trump and the state of California.
    On Thursday, the administration proposed freezing vehicle fuel economy requirements at the 2020 level and revoking California's authority under the Clean Air Act to set more stringent tailpipe emissions rules in the state.
    But California, a state that has long prioritized lowering its emissions-even going so far as beating its 2020 emissions target four years early , will not take these changes lying down. California governor Jerry Brown vowed Thursday to "fight this stupidity in every conceivable way...
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