CARB Floats Plan To Tighten MY26 Vehicle Limits But Delays ZEV, GHG Rules

September 17, 2020
California air board staff is floating preliminary proposals to tighten criteria emissions and other standards for model year 2026 and subsequent conventional light-duty vehicles and zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), including hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) from air conditioning systems, non-methane organic compounds (NMOG) and nitrogen oxide (NOx), as well as requiring ZEVs to meet one standardized fast-charging inlet configuration. However, California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff does not anticipate unveiling a much-anticipated preliminary proposal to significantly strengthen its ZEV sales mandate on automakers for...

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