California pushes back for EVs: proposed bill for no gas cars sold in US by 2040, ICE ban in state?

As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares to introduce the final form of its proposal to freeze US fuel economy standards sometime in the near future, California is giving more indications of how it intends to fight the regulatory rollback.

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Outfit your home with 3 energy-conscious TP-Link smart switches for $58 in today’s best Green Deals

Newegg offers a three-pack of TP-Link smart switches for $57.98 shipped. This is combined bundle of HS200 and HS210 switches, which each individually retail for over $25 depending on the model. If you’re looking to dive into smart home life, and want to save some energy along the way, these light switches are perfect. You’ll be able to count on all the usual Alexa and Google Assistant features plus utilize automatic scheduling to help cut down on energy vampires. Rated 4.3/5 stars. More below.

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Tesla releases new Do It Yourself maintenance instructions for their cars

Tesla has released new ‘Do It Yourself’ maintenance procedure instructions to help owners work on their own cars.  more…


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Honda, GM blockchain project to examine how EV owners could earn revenue from smart grids

Honda and GM have joined forces in a new research project that aims to examine how electric cars and smart grids can work together in the future, with EV owners possibly leveraging their car batteries into new streams of revenue.

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Tesla Gigafactory 3 building in Shanghai looks almost complete

A new drone video update of Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 construction site shows that the main building is almost complete as Tesla rushes to start production in China. more…


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EPA’s planned new method for estimating air pollution deaths not ‘scientifically sound’

The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to adopt new modeling to project air pollution health risks, according to a new report. Experts are already criticizing the new method, which would “drastically lower” previously determined premature death estimates.

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