Calif. votes to weaken tough auto emissions goals


By Michael Kahn SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 (Reuters) - Faced with tough auto industry opposition, California officials voted on Thursday to further scale back the nation's first mandate requiring automakers to deliver so-called zero emissions vehicles. The California Air Resources Board voted 8-3 to lower the number of these vehicles that must be on California roads by 2005 while also allowing car manufacturers to produce fuel cell cars rather than just electric ones to meet the ...

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