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The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Holds Hearing on Electric Vehicles

May 5, 2021

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee held a hearing today on “The Clean Future Act: Driving Decarbonization of the Transportation Sector”. The committee members heard testimony from:   Amol Phadke, M.S., Ph.D, Staff Scientist and Deputy Department Head, International Energy Analysis Department Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  …

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Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Holds Hearing on The Future of Automotive Mobility, Safety and Technology

April 28, 2021

The Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight and Ports held a hearing entitled “Driving Innovation: the Future of Automotive Mobility, Safety and Technology. The hearing featured witness testimony from John Bozzella, the President and CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, Ann Wilson, the Senior Vice President of the…

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Automakers Release Guidelines on Automated Vehicle Systems

April 27, 2021

The Alliance for Automotive Innovation released today principles for driving monitoring technology. These guidelines come after the Tesla crash in Texas, which caused two deaths. Automakers are seeking to distance themselves from Tesla to ensure that consumers have continued confidence in new technologies and automated driving systems. These principles are…

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The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Holds Hearing on Electric Vehicles

May 5, 2021

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee held a hearing today on “The Clean Future Act: Driving Decarbonization of the Transportation Sector”. The committee members heard testimony from:   Amol Phadke, M.S., Ph.D, Staff Scientist and Deputy Department Head, International Energy Analysis Department Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  …

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NHTSA Proposes Reinstating California Emissions Authority

April 22, 2021

The National Highway Transit Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing restoring California and other state’s ability to set more stringent limits on greenhouse gas emissions from vehicle tailpipes. California has a waiver under the Clean Air Act that gives the state special regulatory authority in environmental issues. However, the Trump administration…

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Coalition of State Governors Ask Biden for Exclusively Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035

April 21, 2021

The twelve governors of California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington sent a letter to President Joe Biden this week urging him to set a zero-emission transportation goal for 2035. In their request, the governors referenced the recently unveiled…

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