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Uber Pledges to Go All-Electric, but It Doesn’t Own the Cars

September 15, 2020

The ride-hail company joined rival Lyft with a “green” pledge. It’s counting on incentives to encourage drivers to switch to battery power.


Five automakers finalize deal with California to clean up car emissions

August 20, 2020

California’s clean air enforcers have finalized a deal with five automakers to cut greenhouse gases from cars despite the Trump administration’s rollbacks.


California Dials Back Plan to Require Uber, Lyft Go Electric

July 23, 2020

California on Friday scaled back a proposal to mandate Lyft and Uber to use more electric vehicles on their platforms, with regulators acknowledging that demand for ride-hailing services has cratered during the coronavirus pandemic.


The More Electric Uber And Lyft Cars There Are The More The Climate Benefits, Researchers Suggest

July 23, 2020

If an electric car is used for ride-hailing services instead of a gas-powered car it could have three times the climate benefits of a personally owned electric car.

Capital Public Radio

Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

July 10, 2020

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful.


Ride-Hailing Electric Vehicles Offer Triple the Emissions Benefits

July 9, 2020

Electrifying an Uber or Lyft Car Can Save Three Times More Carbon Than a Personally Owned EV.

UC Davis

California regulator: ‘A remarkable time in history’ for clean truck innovation

June 26, 2020

The nation’s first electric truck sales mandate is expected to be approved on June 25 by the California Air Quality Board.

Freight Waves

Tesla Model 3 outsells every car model in Calif.

June 26, 2020

Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 electric plug-in sent a jolt through the California auto market by outnumbering every other type of car and light truck in sales earlier this year.

E&E News

Traffic, emissions, fuel-tax revenues decline due to shelter-in-place guidelines

June 26, 2020

As individuals across the country slow down their lives and practice social distancing, they are driving less, flying less and using less public transportation.

The California Aggie

Battery-powered pickups? California’s next clean air rule targets gas-powered trucks, big rigs

June 26, 2020

Gas-powered work trucks — from the delivery vans bringing packages to your doorstep to the big rigs that roar along highways — may soon be fewer in number on California roads.

Sacramento Bee

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