CARB Proposes New 2040 Truck ZEV Sales Requirement In Draft Fleet Rule

September 7, 2021
California air officials are proposing to require that beginning in 2040 all new medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold in the state must have zero emissions -- an entirely new provision in a draft truck fleet climate regulation that in effect would amend the state’s landmark 2020 truck manufacturer zero-emission sales mandate rule. Truck makers are voicing strong concerns about the California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff’s recently unveiled proposal, charging it is overly ambitious and threatens to exacerbate a patchwork...

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