fuel economy standards

On 20th Anniversary Of GM EV1, How Much Has Actually Changed?

In December, 1996, General Motors began leasing its innovative EV1 to customers in California. The EV1 generated a great deal of interest in electric cars but there was a reason why it was only available in California. The California Air Resources Board had promulgated regulations requiring manufacturers to sell zero emission cars if they want to continue doing business in the state.

History of Fuel Economy {Infographic} & More

The cost of fuel is something on a lot of people’s mind these days. And in these times, I think it’s worth looking back and noticing who pushed for great fuel economy standards in cars, efficient and useful mass transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities that you can actually use, and the rapid development of electric vehicles. Do you know who’s on your side.