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Virginia will not adopt California’s ICE ban

Elected in 2021, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin campaigned on repealing California’s standards.

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Legislation introduced to block Biden Administration EV mandates

A bipartisan coalition of Senators and House Representatives introduced Congressional Review Act legislation in the Senate and House.

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MEMA applauds the EPA on vehicle emission standards

MEMA says the EPA final rule includes an amended and more comprehensive analysis of technological alternatives.

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Industry opinions split over EPA’s new emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles

Phase 3 standards will set stronger rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from heavy-duty vehicles beginning in model year 2027.

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CALSTART praises the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy

The strategy prioritizes a phased-in approach and has taken into account the speed at which electric charging infrastructure can be built at scale.

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Thousands oppose California’s mandate banning new gas-powered vehicle sales

SEMA members and industry consumers sent EPA over 5,000 letters in opposition to the ACC II Waiver.

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Canada announces new EV availability standard

To support the transition to electric, the Canadian government has committed $1.2 billion to establish 84,500 chargers by 2029.

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U.S. House Schedules Vote to Stop EPA Emissions Mandate

The SEMA-supported bill would prohibit the EPA from finalizing federal emissions standards for light- and medium-duty motor vehicles model years ’27 to ’32.

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How seriously should shops take the EV wave?

Is it the right time for shops to invest in EV services? It isn’t easy to know for sure.

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Inflation Reduction Act sparks surge in EV investments

Manufacturers have invested $165B in U.S. EV facilities the past eight years, with 56% occurring post-IRA passage.

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NYC DOT proposes expansion of pedal-assist cargo bikes

The proposed rule would expand low- or no-emission options for freight deliveries in NYC.

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Missouri AG joins 24 states in opposing Biden’s EV plan

The AG says phasing out gas-powered vehicles would damage the economy and undermine the reliability of electrical grids.

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