California Air Resources Board (CARB) http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53336/more en China’s Adoption of Electric Vehicles Charges Ahead http://wardsauto.com/industry/china-s-adoption-electric-vehicles-charges-ahead <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">EV sales in China are growing, although they represent a microscopic portion of the world’s biggest auto market. As there is little organic demand for the vehicles, the central and local governments have turned to a cornucopia of incentivizing policies to move the electric metal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/china-s-adoption-electric-vehicles-charges-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/china-s-adoption-electric-vehicles-charges-ahead#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) China U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Unspecified Companies California Air Resources Board (CARB) Charging Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Incentives Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:46:00 +0000 1395051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BAIC e150 China&rsquo;s best-selling all-electric vehicle.</strong></p> Only VW Linked to Emissions-Cheating Software, Report Says http://wardsauto.com/only-vw-linked-emissions-cheating-software-report-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The German magazine Wirtschaftwoche quotes California Air Resources Board chief Mary Nichols as saying only VW has been found to have used software producing deceptively low levels of emissions.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/only-vw-linked-emissions-cheating-software-report-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines Diesel U.S. Germany Technology Miscellaneous California Air Resources Board (CARB) Diesel Emissions Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:12:00 +0000 1396921 at http://wardsauto.com New EPA Discovery Further Dents VW’s Credibility http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-epa-discovery-further-dents-vw-s-credibility <div class="node-body article-body">The latest round of vehicles uncovered during recently heightened federal test activity of VW vehicles would add thousands of units to an expected recall by the automaker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-epa-discovery-further-dents-vw-s-credibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-epa-discovery-further-dents-vw-s-credibility#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines Diesel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Audi Porsche Volkswagen Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Diesel Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Laws/Law Enforcement Restructuring Turbocharger Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:59:00 +0000 1388831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Audi A7, Q5 3.0L TDI V-6 now implicated in VW emissions-cheating scandal.</strong></p> VW Faces Uphill Slog in Emissions Recall http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-faces-uphill-slog-emissions-recall <div class="node-body article-body">Legally, experts say, VW has few levers to pull. Unless a state requires annual emissions inspections, owners are free to keep their TDIs as-is.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-faces-uphill-slog-emissions-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-faces-uphill-slog-emissions-recall#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines Diesel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Audi Volkswagen Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Diesel Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Laws/Law Enforcement Product Development Restructuring Fri, 16 Oct 2015 10:54:00 +0000 1372671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Owners relish Volkswagen 2.0L 4-cyl. turbodiesel.</strong></p> In Wake of VW Emissions Fiasco, EPA Doubles Down http://wardsauto.com/industry/wake-vw-emissions-fiasco-epa-doubles-down <div class="node-body article-body">Christopher Grundler, an EPA director, admits the agency does face funding limitations for testing, but says its actions will not amount to an overhaul of its procedures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/wake-vw-emissions-fiasco-epa-doubles-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/wake-vw-emissions-fiasco-epa-doubles-down#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Audi Volkswagen Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Laws/Law Enforcement Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:05:00 +0000 1356931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volkswagen emissions scandal prompts changes at EPA.</strong></p> Green Cars No Lost Cause…Or Are They? http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/green-cars-no-lost-cause-or-are-they <div class="field-deck"> 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While broccoli is good for people, they’d rather have doughnuts, much in the same way new-car buyers would rather drive light trucks than fuel-efficient small cars or hybrids, says Honda dealer Forrest McConnell III.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/green-cars-no-lost-cause-or-are-they" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/green-cars-no-lost-cause-or-are-they#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America CAR Management Briefing Seminars Industry Engines U.S. Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Dealerships Tesla Management & Strategy 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars California Air Resources Board (CARB) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:21:00 +0000 1326581 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda dealer Forrest McConnell III uses broccoli and doughnut to illustrate demand for alternative powertrains.</strong></p> Full View Photography New California Bus-Emissions Rules May Sideline Natural Gas http://wardsauto.com/new-california-bus-emissions-rules-may-sideline-natural-gas <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">CARB is leaning toward allowing only true zero-emissions transit vehicles, but a natural-gas industry group wants to include so-called renewable natural gas made from organic material.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/new-california-bus-emissions-rules-may-sideline-natural-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines U.S. Technology Miscellaneous California Air Resources Board (CARB) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Emissions Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:59:00 +0000 1308531 at http://wardsauto.com OEMs Ponder Dual-Fuel, Cooled EGR Combustion Strategies http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/oems-ponder-dual-fuel-cooled-egr-combustion-strategies <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Southwest Research scientist says many automakers are just getting started in their research of the dual-fuel RCCI system, and that it will take at least a decade before the technology is ready for production vehicles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/oems-ponder-dual-fuel-cooled-egr-combustion-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/oems-ponder-dual-fuel-cooled-egr-combustion-strategies#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry North America - Regional Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Diesel U.S. SAE World Congress Technology Miscellaneous BorgWarner Delphi California Air Resources Board (CARB) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Diesel Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Future Products Gasoline Product Development Turbocharger 2015 SAE World Congress Cary Henry compression ignition cooled EGR dual-fuel exhaust gas recirculation GDCI HCCI low temperature combustion PCCI port fuel injection RCCI Southwest Research Institute SwRI Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:29:00 +0000 1264761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Southwest Research runs tests on spark-ignited natural-gas Cummins engine modified to operate with cooled EGR.</strong></p> Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Chip in CO2 Credit Game http://wardsauto.com/industry/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game <div class="node-body article-body">In 2017, California’s emissions rules will change and FCVs will carry the traveling credits automakers use to remain 50-state compliant. The rule change could lead to a shift in OEM capital investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines U.S. Technology Miscellaneous BMW Daimler General Motors Honda Hyundai Tesla Toyota Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Bill Fay Bob Lee CARB fuel cell electric vehicles John Juriga Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1165371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Vice </strong><strong>Chairman Steve Girsky and Honda </strong><strong>Executiv</strong><strong>e Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura </strong><strong>announce FCEV partnership in July 2013.</strong></p> China-U.S. Agreement Boosts Zero-Emissions Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/technology/china-us-agreement-boosts-zero-emissions-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">The alliance aims to help expand the global market for zero-emissions vehicles by providing intellectual support for design of ZEV policies and analysis of consumer markets, including demand for different types of ZEV technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/china-us-agreement-boosts-zero-emissions-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/china-us-agreement-boosts-zero-emissions-vehicles#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines China U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Unspecified Companies Alternative Fuels California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel-Cell Vehicles Globalization Hybrid Vehicles University of California-Davis Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:15:00 +0000 1116941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>California will share clean-air resources with China.</strong></p>