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Newspaper editorials support clean cars and national fuel economy standards:


Toyota Bets Big on Fuel Cell Vehicles
Mercury News, September 26, 2014

California Leading US on Zero Emission as Brown Signs New Laws
Bloomberg News, September 23, 2014

Even Without Tesla, Electric Car Batteries Can Boost State
The Sacramento Bee, September 17, 2014

West Coast Leads Surge in Electric Cars
Jefferson Public Radio, September 11, 2014

State Revved Up Over Fuel Cell Vehicles
Press-Enterprise, September 10, 2014

Why are the Big Three resisting new mileage and emissions standards?
Los Angeles Times OpEd, December 19, 2013

Fuel Economy of New Vehicles Sets Record High
U.S. EPA, December 12, 2013

Report Suggests $2T Savings From Fuel Economy Through 2025 Can Help Fund Transition To Plug-Ins
Green Car Congress, November 8, 2013

California Joins Seven Other States To Put 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles On Road By 2025
Mercury News, October 24, 2013

California Joins 8-State Pact To Add Electric Cars
San Francisco Chronicle, October 24, 2012

Eight-State Coalition Plans Incentives For Zero Emission Vehicles
Washington Post, October 24, 2013

Coalition of States Seeks to Spur Use of Electric Cars
New York Times, October 24, 2013

Governors Announce Bold Initiative to Put 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025
California Air Resources Board statement, October 24, 2013

Whatever happened to the Hydrogen Highway?
Sacramento Bee, October 20, 2013

Electric Vehicle Sales Showing More Pickup
San Francisco Chronicle, September 17, 2013

Governor Jerry Brown, Corporate Leaders Tout Electric Vehicles
San Jose Mercury News, September 16, 2013

California Passes Historic Clean Transportation Funding Bill
CALSTART, September 12, 2013

Going Electric? Hybrid and Electric Cars Set Sales Records in August
Los Angeles Times, September 12, 2013

Jump-Starting Electric Vehicle Sales with Workplace Charging Stations
Los Angeles Times, August 3, 2013

Electric Vehicles Are the Future—Right Now
Capitol Weekly, August 20, 2013

Californians and the Environment – 13th Annual Survey
Public Policy Institute of California, July 31, 2013

A Record-High Majority of Californians Want the State To Act Now to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Public Policy Institute of California, July 31, 2013

Electric Cars Could Be Cost-Competitive With Gas-Powered in 2017
Los Angeles Times, July 25, 2013

Strong Demand for Electric Vehicles Leaves Supplies Short
Los Angeles Times, June 5, 2013

Tesla a Success for Federal Loan Program
San Francisco Chronicle, May 22, 2013

California Clean Air Chief to Automakers: We Can Work Together
Detroit Free Press, April 16, 2013

California Air Board Asks Auto Lobbying Groups to Back Off Zero-emissions Fight
The Detroit News, April 16, 2013

U.S. EPA Proposes Achievable Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards
U.S. EPA, March 29, 2013

CARB Chairman Applauds USEPA’s Proposed Clean Car, Fuel Rule
California Air Resources Board, March 29, 2013

Governor Brown releases 2013 ZEV Action Plan
Governor’s Inter-agency Working Group on Zero Emission Vehicles, February 6, 2013

New UPS electric fleet touted as clean-air boost
The Sacramento Bee, February 6, 2013

Drivers spend almost as much on gas as they paid for their cars
Union of Concerned Scientists, February 4, 2013

New bipartisan poll reveals strong support for cleaner gasoline and vehicles; voters support EPA setting stricter air pollution standards to protect public health
American Lung Association, January 30, 2013

Toyota Prius topples Honda Civic as bestselling car in California
Los Angeles Times, January 22, 2013

Clean Cars Waiver a Victory for Clean Air, Economy and the Public
California Clean Cars Campaign statement, December 27, 2012

U.S. EPA decision affirms state’s leadership in developing vehicle emission standards
California Air Resources Board statement, December 27, 2012

U.S. EPA Grants California Waiver to Implement Clean Cars Law
U.S. EPA decision, December 27, 2012

L.A. Auto Show: 2013 Ford Fusion named Green Car of the Year
Los Angeles Times, November 29, 2012

Chevy Volt Tops Consumer Report’s Owner-Satisfaction Survey for Second Straight Year
Consumer Reports, November 29, 2012

Air Resources Board completes its commitment to a national greenhouse gas standard for cars, 2017–2025
California Air Resources Board, November 15, 2012

Motor Trend names Tesla Model S as Car of the Year
USA Today, November 13, 2012

National vehicle greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards published in Federal Register
Federal Register, October 15, 2012

Energy Commission awards funding for clean-energy transportation
Sacramento Business Journal, October 11, 2012

In California, High Gas Prices and Incentives for Fuel-Efficient Cars Go Hand in Hand
The New York Times, October 10, 2012

California Issues 10,000th Rebate for Zero-Emissions Incentive Program
New York Times, September 28, 2012

Plugging in our cars can significantly reduce drivers’ fuel bills creating tens of thousands of California jobs, according to new economic report
California Electric Transportation Coalition, September 23, 2012

California ARB considers amendments for compliance options with new federal GHG regulations
Green Car Congress, September 14, 2012

Dan Sperling discusses national mpg rules and fuel policy on web and radio
Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis, September 6, 2012

Oil execs plead poverty as Californians suffer near record gas prices;
Consumer Action unveils three new editorial cartoons

Consumer Action, September 6, 2012

Editorial: Driving toward an independent energy future
Press Democrat, August 31, 2012

U.S. EPA schedules hearing on California waiver request
Federal Register, August 31, 2012

Editorial: On the right road with federal fuel economy standards
Los Angeles Times, August 29, 2012

Obama administration finalizes historic greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards. California worked with feds to develop harmonized standard.
White House, August 28, 2012

Study shows California PEV owners cut fuel costs and emissions
California Center for Sustainable Energy, August 22, 2012

Editorial: Why has fuel economy become a partisan spat?
The Sacramento Bee, August 15, 2012

Study: Cleaner cars helping to reduce L.A. pollution
Associated Press/LA Daily News, August 9, 2012

Office of Administrative Law approves Clean Cars Program
California Air Resources Board, August 7, 2012

Office of Administrative Law approves Zero Emission Vehicle Program
California Air Resources Board, August 7, 2012

Op-ed: Gas-mileage policy isn’t a partisan issue
Washington Post, August 3, 2012

Majority See Global Warming, Energy as Important Issues
Public Policy Institute of California, August 1, 2012

California is nation’s key player in electric vehicle sales and development
The Sacramento Bee, July 22, 2012

Chevy Volt critics are just flat-out wrong
Chicago Sun-Times, July 20, 2012

This Summer, Electric Cars Are Merging Into California’s Traffic
New York Times, June 29, 2012

Leaving Baggage On the Dock, a Flagship Departs From California
New York Times, June 23, 2012

In a Silicon Valley milestone, Tesla Motors begins delivering Model S electric cars
San Jose Mercury News, June 22, 2012

Planning for a world of plug-in cars
San Gabriel Valley Tribune, June 19, 2012

Tesla has a lot riding on Model S sedan’s success
San Francisco Chronicle, June 19, 2012

Electric cars are the buzz
Burbank Leader, June 8, 2012

To read earlier news, see our News Archive.