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Report: Ride-hailing service Uber to put $1 billion in India

Report: Ride-hailing service Uber to put $1 billion in India

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation Alternatives, IndiaRide-hailing service Uber has announced a $1 billion investment for the Indian market for the next nine months as it hopes to expand services and products.Continue reading Report: Ride-hailing service Uber to put $1 billion in I [more]
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Weekly Recap: FCA hit with record fine as NHTSA crackdown continues

Weekly Recap: FCA hit with record fine as NHTSA crackdown continues

Filed under: Celebrities, Government/Legal, Recalls, Frankfurt Motor Show, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Fiat, PerformanceWe curate the week's events with a focus on FCA's record NHTSA fine. Plus, other news and notes from the industry.Continue reading Weekly Recap: FCA hit with record fine as NHTSA cra [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: London's BYD-ADL buses, Shell downsizes

Recharge Wrap-up: London's BYD-ADL buses, Shell downsizes

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Government/Legal, Green, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Misc. Automakers, Alternative Fuels, Transportation Alternatives, Electric, Natural GasCARB considers switching from natural gas to electric buses. Cheap oil leads Shell to restructure. BYD teams with Alexander Denni [more]
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US will release final 'quiet car' rules in November

US will release final 'quiet car' rules in November

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Driving, Technology, Electric, HybridIn a move to maker pedestrians safer, NHTSA finally intends to release its rules governing the sound from EVs and hybrids in November. They don't go into effect until 2018, though.Continue reading US will release final 'quiet [more]
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Federal Highway Bill recommends new fees for electric vehicles

Federal Highway Bill recommends new fees for electric vehicles

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United States, ElectricBuried in the new Federal Highway Bill, which has passed Congress, is a recommendation that states impose fees on electric vehicles.Continue reading Federal Highway Bill recommends new fees for electric vehiclesFederal Highway Bill recomme [more]
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The problem with how automakers confront hacking threats

The problem with how automakers confront hacking threats

Filed under: Government/Legal, ChryslerMore than anyone, Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller are responsible for alerting Americans to the hacking perils awaiting them in their modern-day cars.Continue reading The problem with how automakers confront hacking threatsThe problem with how automakers confr [more]
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Portuguese government suggests employees start pedaling

Portuguese government suggests employees start pedaling

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Green Culture, Transportation Alternatives, EuropePortugal says that government employees should thing about biking to work, and will put in infrastructure to make that easier.Continue reading Portuguese government suggests employees start pedalingPortuguese gov [more]
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Bomb threat closes Ford Romeo Engine Plant [UPDATE]

Bomb threat closes Ford Romeo Engine Plant [UPDATE]

Filed under: Government/Legal, Plants/Manufacturing, FordA bomb threat to Ford's Romeo Engine Plant has closed the factory. Police have arrived on the scene with bomb-sniffing dogs.Continue reading Bomb threat closes Ford Romeo Engine Plant [UPDATE]Bomb threat closes Ford Romeo Engine Plant [UPDATE] [more]
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EVs are about to get way more expensive in Denmark

EVs are about to get way more expensive in Denmark

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, Green Culture, Europe, ElectricDenmark could end its tax-exempt status for EVs at the end of the year, and the change could more than double the cost of the green vehicles there.Continue reading EVs are about to get way more expensive in DenmarkEVs are ab [more]
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NHTSA closes investigation on 4.7M FCA power modules, no recall

NHTSA closes investigation on 4.7M FCA power modules, no recall

Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, SafetyNHTSA is closing an investigation into 4.7 million power modules in FCA vehicles and found no need for a recall in them.Continue reading NHTSA closes investigation on 4.7M FCA power modules, no recallNHTSA closes investigation [more]
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Massachusetts cop on leave after threatening motorist

Massachusetts cop on leave after threatening motorist

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car News, United StatesAn officer in Medford, MA, is on administrative leave after video of him threatening the life of a driver during a traffic stop went viral this week.Continue reading Massachusetts cop on leave after threatening motoristMassachusetts [more]
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Georgia judge slashes verdict to $40M in Jeep fire case

Georgia judge slashes verdict to $40M in Jeep fire case

Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, JeepA Superior Court judge in Georgia has reduced the damages Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will be ordered to pay to the family of Remington Walden, who died three years ago in a Jeep Grand Cherokee fire.Continue reading Georgia judge slashes verdict to $40M in J [more]
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With low gas prices, US driving more than ever before

With low gas prices, US driving more than ever before

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United StatesLow gas prices mean that US drivers put more miles on their cars in 2015 than ever before. 987.8 billion miles in the first four months, to be exact.Continue reading With low gas prices, US driving more than ever beforeWith low gas prices, US drivin [more]
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A look at the sweeping Senate transportation bill

A look at the sweeping Senate transportation bill

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United States, ElectricThe Senate and House are moving toward a showdown over a must-pass transportation bill this week. Highway aid payments to states could stop.Continue reading A look at the sweeping Senate transportation billA look at the sweeping Senate tra [more]
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Ethanol supporters deliver 250k signatures to EPA

Ethanol supporters deliver 250k signatures to EPA

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Biodiesel, EthanolPro-ethanol groups have delivered over 250,000 signatures to the EPA asking for a strong final rule in the Renewable Fuel Standard.Continue reading Ethanol supporters deliver 250k signatures to EPAEthanol supporters deliver 250k signatures to E [more]
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Clinton's energy plan puts renewable energy in every home by 2027

Clinton's energy plan puts renewable energy in every home by 2027

Filed under: Celebrities, Government/Legal, Green, Green Culture, SolarHillary Clinton laid out elements of a sweeping plan Monday that would see every US home powered by renewable energy by 2027.Continue reading Clinton's energy plan puts renewable energy in every home by 2027Clinton's energy plan [more]
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Certain Chrysler owners eligible for buyback program

Certain Chrysler owners eligible for buyback program

Filed under: Government/Legal, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, RAMCertain car owners whose Chrysler vehicles contain dangerous defects will soon have a way to get rid of their lemons without losing money.Continue reading Certain Chrysler owners eligible for buyback programCertain Chrysler owners eligib [more]
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Illinois bill would make ICEing illegal

Illinois bill would make ICEing illegal

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United States, ElectricIllinois may enact a bill that would fines conventional vehicle drivers who park in electric-vehicle spots.Continue reading Illinois bill would make ICEing illegalIllinois bill would make ICEing illegal originally appeared on Autoblog on M [more]
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Los Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoods

Los Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoods

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United StatesCalifornia funds $1.6 million to Los Angeles for low-income plug-in vehicle carsharing program.Continue reading Los Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoodsLos Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoods originally app [more]
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How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in Congress

How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in Congress

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Read ThisProPublica has put together a very deep look at the past, present, and future of the federal gas tax, and why it hasn't been increased since 1993. The article is a fantastic read.Continue reading How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in CongressH [more]
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