November 14th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Two professional associations, both of whom say they are committed to environmental policies that benefit Americans, make for good PR but actions speak louder than words. According to an analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists, both groups have submitted comments regarding the proposed rollback of fuel economy standards that would rip the heart out of the deal they all agreed to with the Obama administration back in 2008. In fact, as bad as the rollback plan from our so-called government is, the AGA proposal is actually worse.
October 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Here's the good news. GM's Arlington, Texas, factory is now powered by 100% renewable energy. For the bad news, read on.
May 21st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
US car companies have been screaming bloody murder about the Obama-era fuel economy standards. But now, Trump wants to go further than they wanted. What now?
April 3rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
As expected, Scott Pruitt, the rogue administrator of the EPA, has decided to soften US emissions and fuel economy regulations as requested by US automakers. So what happens now?
March 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The same companies behind the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers have created a new campaign to educate consumers about the advantages of electric cars. Are they the world's biggest hypocrites?
March 28th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The EPA is expected to announce a rollback of vehicle emissions standards later this week. California has already made plans to fight back.
March 17th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
The Auto Alliance is lobbying the Trump administration to reevaluate the standards and delay the timeline for reaching future targets — even as automakers develop new electric cars to be sold overseas
January 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
California governor Jerry Brown has signed an executive order that sets a goal of 5 million zero emissions cars on the state's roads by 2030. The state will invest $2.5 billion to greatly expand the number of charging and hydrogen refueling stations available to California residents.
November 7th, 2017 | by Years of Living Dangerously
Volkswagen, Toyota, and Volvo all recently made big announcements about their plans to manufacture electric vehicles. That’s great news for the climate, but before we declare these automakers climate champions, we should also take a long, hard look at how they’re spending their lobbying money in the US.
January 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Automakers are not stupid and they have every right to make as much money as they can possibly stuff into their wallets. But deliberately lying to people to cover up your own greed-induced behavior is despicable.
July 26th, 2016 | by James Ayre
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) has launched a new 50-state “Zero Emission Vehicle Sales Dashboard,” according to an [&hellip
June 19th, 2014 | by James Ayre
Tesla’s recent gains in its war with many of the nation’s car dealership associations, and the accompanying effects, appear to [&hellip
June 17th, 2014 | by James Ayre
Image Credit: Tesla It appears that the unlikely truce between Tesla Motors and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has finally [&hellip
April 5th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro
Originally published on Gas2. Tesla Motors and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers want to change the laws dictating the use of side [&hellip