Amid Legal Battle, Toyota Recognizes California’s Auto Waiver Authority

August 24, 2022
As California is poised to adopt tough new zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) rules, Toyota is changing course by joining other automakers that have recognized the state’s ability to set stronger vehicle emissions standards than the federal government, even as GOP-led states and other industry groups are suing over the issue. Toyota’s reversal of its years-long stance opposing California’s unique role comes as the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is scheduled Aug. 25 to consider finalizing updated ZEV standards for passenger vehicles...

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