CA auto deal pure politics, loaded with deceptive “credits”, zero climate change impact

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin California announced an agreement with a group of automakers which claims to reduce future tailpipe emissions by increasing the mileage performance more than provisions proposed by the Trump Administration as reported in a recent L. A. Times article: “The agreement between the California Air Resources Board and the automakers —…

Germany tests its first ‘electric highway’ for trucks

From Engadget Surprise: it’s on an Autobahn. Jon Fingas, @jonfingas 05.12.19 in Transportation Germany is joining the ranks of those countries betting on “electric highways” to foster eco-friendly trucking. The country has started real-world tests of an eHighway system on a 3.1-mile stretch of the Autobahn between Frankfurt and Darmstadt, with an electric-diesel hybrid truck…