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California plan: 80% EVs by 2035, 50-mile plug-in hybrids, tighter tailpipe emissions

By [email protected] (Bengt Halvorson) Last September, an executive order from California governor Gavin Newsom said that the state will plot a course to “end sales of internal combustion passenger vehicles by 2035.” The Trump administration had already removed California’s emissions authority, been dismissive of electric vehicles, and replaced the existing emissions… Read Full Article Here…

Study: Synthetic fuels cost more money and cause more CO2 emissions vs. batteries

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) As buzz around synthetic fuels builds, the Europe-focused environmental group Transport & Environment (T&E) cautions that vehicles burning these supposedly greener fuels may cause more carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions than battery-powered vehicles, and cost more as well. That’s the conclusion T&E voiced in a position paper asking… Read Full Article Here For…

Viritech Apricale: Exotic-looking fuel-cell-powered hydrogen hypercar is a “statement of intent”

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) United Kingdom-based startup Viritech is developing a hydrogen fuel-cell hypercar, but it doesn’t plan to become a full-time automaker. Rather, the Viritech Apricale will serve as a flashy demonstrator for the startup’s hydrogen tech. The Apricale was announced in January, and in April Viritech said development work would take place at…

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