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EV tools launched

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2011

The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy launched two online tools August 22 designed to help communities better prepare for widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles

CAFE standards forthcoming

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2011

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are expected to publish the official proposal for the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards this week

Volt investigation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced November 25 that it will open a formal safety defect investigation into fire risks involving General Motor Company’s Chevrolet Volt electric vehicles

APEC transportation and energy conference held

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2011

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and California Governor Jerry Brown (D) urged the first-ever joint Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Transportation and Energy Ministers Conference September 13 to invest and encourage development in energy and transportation, and therefore the environment and economy

NOAA study lauds emissions reductions from CA regulations

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2011

On September 12, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a study in the online edition of Environmental Science & Technology, arguing that between California's new speed limits for ocean-going vessels and tough new low-sulfur fuel standards those same craft can substantially reduce air pollution from ships traveling along the state's coastline by almost 90

States to streamline electric vehicle rules

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2011

State officials from 10 Northeastern and mid-Atlantic states announced a new plan October 19 to spur electric vehicle deployment along the East Coast

US-EU EV cooperation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

Officials from the United States and the European Union outlined November 29 at the conclusion of the annual Transatlantic Economic Council their efforts to advance cooperation on electric vehicles

Fuel standards investigation expands

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) expanded his investigation into the administration’s greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks last week, requesting that 15 automobile manufacturers detail their negotiations with administration officials about the rules by December 12

ARPA-E 2013 goals

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2012

During a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development hearing March 28, the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy Director Arun Majumdar said that the agency would emphasize projects related to transportation and stationary power systems in fiscal year 2013

EVs cheaper, cleaner

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2012

The Union of Concerned Scientists released a report April 16 concluding that electric vehicles are cheaper to charge and emit less CO2 than gasoline vehicles, even in areas with coal-fired utilities