News Archive

Reader Response: America’s over-reliance on oil hobbles our foreign policy
Orange County Register, May 19, 2012

Settlement may bring EV infrastructure to California
Los Angeles Times, April 30, 2012

California Clean Cars Campaign Updated Supporters List
California Clean Cars Campaign, April 23, 2012

California Clean Cars Campaign April eNews
California Clean Cars Campaign, April 20, 2012

Rising Fuel Economy Standards Give New Car Buyers More Choices
Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2012

California Leads Green Tech Funding
San Francisco Chronicle, April 19, 2012

Electric Vehicles Reduce Pollution
Los Angeles Times, April 16, 2012

Governor Brown Announces $120 Million Settlement to Fund Electric Vehicle Charging; Issues Executive Order
Governor Jerry Brown, March 23, 2012

Business and Environmental Leaders Support Governor Brown’s Actions on Electric Vehicles
Governor Jerry Brown, March 23, 2012

NRG settlement to fund California car charging network
San Francisco Chronicle, March 23, 2012

Editorial: California Rules
The New York Times, February 14, 2012

Clean Cars Will Come to California in Droves
Forbes, January 31, 2012

California passes landmark rules to curb auto emissions
San Jose Mercury News, January 28, 2012

Historic Clean Cars rule adopted: Top Business, Consumer, Health, Environmental, Community Leaders Salute New, Strong Clean Cars Standards
California Clean Cars Campaign, January 27, 2012

Op-Ed: Other states still look to California to lead the way
Los Angeles Daily News, January 26, 2012

Op-Ed: We can all do our part to drive to zero
Fresno Bee, January 26, 2012

Los Angeles Times Ad Runs Tomorrow: We All Want Clean Cars
California Clean Cars Campaign, January 25, 2012

Californians Unite to Call for Strong Clean Car Standards
California Clean Cars Campaign, January 25, 2012

Op-Ed: California Must Continue Leading the Country on Clean Cars –
Dr. Alan Lloyd, Dr. Bob Sawyer, Jan Sharpless

Fox & Hounds, January 25, 2012

National business coalition advertisement in the Los Angeles Times
salutes California’s clean cars policies

Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP), January 25, 2012

Leading US, CA Businesses Endorse California’s Clean Cars Leadership:
Ad campaign backs new standards that will spark economic growth, create jobs

Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP), January 25, 2012

New data demonstrates air quality and health benefits of zero emission vehicles
American Lung Association in California, January 24, 2012

Editorial: California's clean-car agenda
San Francisco Chronicle, January 24, 2012

California pushes to get clean cars on the road
KQED Quest, January 23, 2012

Opinion: As California drives, so drives the nation
San Francisco Chronicle, January 23, 2012

Opinion: Clean vehicles move California forward
San Jose Mercury News, January 19, 2012

Clean Cars Campaign updated supporters list
California Clean Cars Campaign, January 24, 2012

Automakers plan to hire thousands of workers this year
Los Angeles Times, January 12, 2012

2012 Detroit auto show: The rise of the mainstream plug-in hybrid
Consumer Reports–Consumer News, January 11, 2012

Palo Alto lab to be Ford foothold in tech fast lane
San Francisco Chronicle, January 7, 2012

Tesla accelerates hiring even as manufacturing slumps
Mercury News, January 6, 2012

The electric car in 2011: like a baby taking its first steps.
Mercury News, December 24, 2011

Diverse voices call for support of California’s proposed Clean Cars Standards
     Bay Area Business Leader Says Clean Car Standards Boost CA’s Economy
     Strong Clean Car Standards Serve Those Most Vulnerable and Less Fortunate
     Clean Car Standards Will Protect Consumers, Says Consumer Leader
     New CA Clean Car Standards Good for Public Health, Says Physician
     How Will New Clean Car Standards Affect Minorities, the Poor and Children?
     Small Business Should Get Behind Innovative Clean Cars Standards
California Clean Cars Campaign, December 7, 2011

California Air Resources Board releases Advanced Clean Cars rulemaking proposal
California Air Resources Board, December 7, 2011

Investment in state’s green car industry increases
San Francisco Chronicle, December 7, 2011

F. Noel Perry: Electric cars have a promising future in California
Mercury News, December 7, 2011

Viewpoints: Give consumers the choice of clean car future
The Sacramento Bee, November 25, 2011

For Detroit, size matters: Will automakers latch on to loopholes and undercut new emissions rules?
Los Angeles Times, November 23, 2011

Jane Warner and Wendy Greuel: Clean cars — it’s a California thing
Los Angeles Daily News, November 22, 2011

Small Biz Sees Big Opportunity in Energy Efficiency, November 19, 2011

Clean Cars Campaign awards “Best of Show” & “Worst of Show” at the 2011 LA Auto Show
California Clean Cars Campaign, November 18, 2011

California Announces Groundbreaking Advanced Clean Car Rules
California Air Resources Board, November 16, 2011

We Can't Wait: Obama Administration Proposes Historic Fuel Economy Standards to Reduce Dependence on Oil, Save Consumers Money at the Pump
The White House, November 16, 2011

Consumer Reports survey: 81 percent of Californians polled support state clean cars regulations
Consumers Union, November 15, 2011

Gasoline prices remain at record highs for this time of year
Los Angeles Times, November 15, 2011

Bruce Klafter and Pasquale Romero: Silicon Valley companies support stricter clean-air rules for cars
Mercury News, November 15, 2011

Consumer Reports Poll: Large Majority of Consumers Support Stronger Fuel Economy Standards to Save Money, Lower Fuel Costs
The Sacramento Bee-PR Newswire, November 14, 2011

Electric carmaker CODA opens global HQ in LA
Associated Press, November 10, 2011

New Federal Fuel Rules Expected Soon, California Poised to Benefit
KQED, November 9, 2011

30% Cut in U.S. Oil Imports Would Avert Future Catastrophe, Study Warns
National Defense Magazine, November 2, 2011

Volt adds luster to Chevy brand
Advertising Age, October 30, 2001

Electric-vehicle maker BYD opens U.S. headquarters in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times, October 24, 2011

Valley study links ER visits with bad air days
Bakersfield Californian, October 19, 2011

Automakers aim to meet mileage standards without big sacrifices
New York Times, October 14, 2011

GM announces Spark EV; automakers coordinate on fast charging
Los Angeles Times, October 12, 2011

New data: federal clean cars standards will save Californians $4.9 billion over 14 years
Union of Concerned Scientists and Natural Resources Defense Council, October 5, 2011

Tesla customers get a peek at Model S at Freemont factory
Mercury News, October 3, 2011

Start-Up in California Plans to Capture Lithium, and Market Share
New York Times, September 28, 2011

Report Says Vehicle Fuel Should Be the Priority, Not Electricity
New York Times, September 27, 2011

Fresno Doctor calls for tough vehicle clean air standards
Fresno Bee, September 26, 2011

Poll Finds Support Among Small Businesses for Tougher Fuel Economy Standards
New York Times, September 21, 2001

Advanced Clean Vehicles Workshop Sept. 27: Working to Ensure Sustainability
Calstart, September 17, 2011

California Clean Cars Campaign supporters list updated
California Clean Cars Campaign, September 15, 2011

Benicia facility to finish assembly of Coda’s new electric vehicles
Times-Herald, September 13, 2011

2012 electric Coda sedan: Not showy but packed with substance
Los Angeles Times, September 8, 2011

Businesses invited to host electric-vehicle charging stations
San Diego Union-Tribune, September 7, 2011

A consumer guide to electric vehicles
Los Angeles Times, August 28, 2011

Nation’s weather extremes may be the new norm
Los Angeles Times, August 23, 2011

Cleaning the air would make asthma forgettable
San Francisco Chronicle, August 22, 2001

Consumer Reports presents its support for the California Clean Cars Campaign
Consumer Reports, August 17, 2011

California played key role in national fuel rules
Capitol Weekly, August 16, 2011

U.S. DOE awards more than $175 million for advanced vehicle R&D:
     U.S. Department of Energy news release
     Campaign Advisory Committee member Applied Materials wins $5 million
U.S. DOE; Applied Materials, August 10, 2011

Clean-vehicle jobs expected to grow, study says
Detroit Free Press, August 9, 2011

Auto supplier BorgWarner’s fuel-efficient products align with U.S. CAFE standards
Detroit Free Press, August 4, 2011

Editorial: Automakers’ response to fuel standard a milestone
San Francisco Chronicle, August 1, 2011

Editorial: California deserves credit for fuel economy triumph
The Sacramento Bee, July 31, 2011

Editorial: Thank California for new U.S. fuel standards
Mercury News, July 30, 2011

Editorial: New vehicle fuel-efficiency standards make sense
Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2011

California governor applauds White House for following California’s lead on clean cars standard
Governor Jerry Brown, July 29, 2011

Statement: President Obama announces new national vehicle GHG pollution and fuel economy standards
Video: President Obama announces new national vehicle GHG pollution and fuel economy standards
The White House, July 29, 2011

PPIC poll: Californians see cars as biggest air polluters; 81% support requiring all automakers to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new vehicles; 84% favor requiring automakers to improve fuel efficiency significantly
Public Policy Institute of California, July 28, 2011

California clean transportation consortium says proposed passenger car standards will drive innovation and investment in United States
Calstart, July 27, 2011

California must lead on emissions, say former EPA Admin. William K. Reilly and U.S. Sen. George Mitchell
Politico, July 25, 2011

Consumer groups launch radio ads in defense of national vehicle standards
Consumer Federation of America and Consumers Union, July 25, 2011

Ceres ads say stronger standards will fuel investment, new jobs
Ceres, coalition of leading institutional investors, July 22, 2011

Calif. Air Resources Board approves $15 million in consumer incentives for clean cars
Calif. Air Resources Board release, July 21, 2011

UAW joins coalition of unions endorsing tougher national vehicle standards
Blue-Green Alliance letter, July 18, 2011

California Public Utility Commission decision supports electric vehicles
CPUC, July 14, 2011

California Public Utility Commission charges forward on electric vehicles
NRDC Blog, July 14, 2011

California leads the nation in “green” jobs, study says
Los Angeles Times, July 13, 2011

Renault-Nissan sees green in Silicon Valley
Edmunds Auto Observer, July 13, 2011

Editorial: Miles to go on fuel efficiency
The Lompoc Record, July 8, 2011

Toyota, Ford hybrid vehicles rank highest
Los Angeles Times, July 5, 2011

Hybrid technology enters the mainstream of auto production
Detroit Free Press, July 3, 2011

Urgent Care: Medical Support for Clean Air
Southern California Physician, June 2011

On fuel efficiency, environmental groups may urge California to go it alone
The New York Times, June 29, 2011

Editorial: Now is time for California to lead the way on reducing emissions
The Modesto Bee, June 28, 2011

Editorial: State should lead on new clean car standards
The Fresno Bee, June 27, 2011

Editorial: State can lead fight for fuel economy
The Sacramento Bee, June 26, 2011

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Showcase scheduled June 23 at ARB Board meeting
California Air Resources Board, June 21, 2011

State and Federal Action Can Help Ease Californians’ Pain at the Pump
California Progress Report, June 10, 2011

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California Clean Cars Campaign, June 9, 2011

Ford Cancels Minivan, Plans for Hybrids and Plug-Ins
New York Times, June 9, 2011

More Than 100 Economists Endorse Stronger National Fuel Efficiency and Auto Pollution Standards
Union of Concerned Scientists, June 7, 2011

Study: Clean Cars policies will drive consumer savings, spark job creation, and spur economic growth in California
Next 10, May 25, 2011

Report Predicts 236,000 California jobs from tougher fuel standards
The Sacramento Bee, May 25, 2011

California Air Resources Board weighs in on new federal fuel economy and emissions labels for new cars that will help inform consumers on the dealer lot
California Air Resources Board, May 25, 2011

Viewpoints - Mark Cooper, Ken McEldowney: As gas costs rise, clean cars will help consumers cope
The Sacramento Bee, May 15, 2011

UCLA study predicts Los Angeles will be a top market for electric vehicles; EVs will represent almost 12% of new vehicle sales in the city by 2020
UCLA, May 13, 2011

California’s updated Clean Cars Standards could save the state $7.2 billion or more in avoided health and societal costs
American Lung Association in California, May 11, 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals rejected the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s attempt to overturn California’s authority to implement its clean cars standard
U.S. Court of Appeals, April 29, 2011

California cities dominate the lists of the ten most polluted cities in America for ozone (smog) and short and long-term particulate pollution
Association 2011 State of the Air Report, April 27, 2011

Focus ECOnetic: Ford’s 80-MPG Car?
Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2011

Total economic activity associated with emission control technology on new cars and trucks in the U.S. in 2010 was approximately $12 billion
Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association (MECA), March 11, 2011

Obama Administration Defends Clean Air Act
Riverside Press-Enterprise, March 3, 2011

The benefits of reducing fine particle and ground level ozone pollution will reach approximately $2 trillion in 2020 while saving 230,000 people from early death in that year alone
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, March 1, 2011

Opinion: Now is the Time to Invest in Ending California’s Oil Addiction
San Jose Mercury News, February 16, 2011

CARB Chairman Accuses Auto Group of Lying to Congress
Bakersfield Examiner, February 9, 2011

California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary Nichols charges the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers with misrepresenting the cooperative spirit with which state and federal regulators and automakers have worked on forthcoming clean cars rules
California Air Resources Board, February 7, 2011

GM Ventures to Invest $7M in CA Research Company
The Detroit News, January 26, 2011

Federal Agencies to Align with CA on New Clean Car Standards
Los Angeles Times, January 24, 2011

Detroit 3 to Come Out Ahead in Meeting Fuel Standards
Detroit Free Press, January 24, 2011

California Air Resources Board, U.S. EPA and U.S. Department of Transportation align timeframe for proposing standards for next generation of Clean Cars
California Air Resources Board, January 24, 2011

Mark Cooper, Consumer Federation of America: Fuel efficient vehicles are the way to go
The Hill, January 20, 2011

Ex-Shell President Sees $5 Gas in 2012
CNNMoney, December 27, 2010

California Aims to Become Nation’s Electric-car Mecca
USA Today, December 14, 2010

U.S. Starts to Show Less Appetite for Gasoline
Associated Press, December 21, 2010

Santa Monica City Council Member Op-Ed: Clean Car Industry Vitally Important
Santa Monica Mirror, December 20, 2010

Amping Up the Drive to Reduce Gas Consumption and GHG Emissions in Cars and Trucks
Huffington Post, November 26, 2010

Nissan Leaf: 99 Miles Per Gallon
CNNMoney, November 24, 2010

El Monte City Council Member Letter: Cars and Clean Air
Pasadena Star-News, November 23, 2010

Electric Cars Are Charging into the Marketplace
Los Angeles Times, November 19, 2010

At LA Auto Show, CA Emerges as Epicenter of Electric Car Revolution
The Daily Green, November 19, 2010

Mayor Villaragosa Promises to Make LA Homes Electric Car-ready in Under 7 Days
Los Angeles Times, November 18, 2010

CA GM-Toyota Plant Revived for Tesla
The Detroit Free Press, October 7, 2010

Buyers Find Electric Car Brings Perks
The New York Times, October 7, 2010

60 MPG by 2025?
CBS Business Network, October 4, 2010

Letter from California Air Resources Board to U.S. EPA and U.S. DOT, congratulating them on the intent to conduct joint rulemaking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for passenger cars model-years 2017-2025
California Air Resources Board, October 1, 2010

The U.S. EPA and U.S. DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issue a joint Notice of Intent to develop vehicle carbon pollution and fuel economy rules for passenger vehicles  
U.S. EPA and U.S. DOT, October 1, 2010

President Obama directs U.S. EPA, U.S. DOT and California Air Resources Board to develop national fuel economy and carbon pollution standards for cars for model year 2017 and beyond
White House, California Air Resources Board, May 21, 2010

Op-Ed: Future cars, now
Los Angeles Times, April 2, 2010

How Fran Pavley changed the American auto industry
Greenspace blog, Los Angeles Times, April 1, 2010