EVHybridNoire applauds EPA reinstatement of Calif. clean air rules, ZEV waiver

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2022 Contact: Shane Reese, shane@evhybridnoire.com EVHybridNoire applauds EPA for reissuing Clean Air Act waiver to Calif., allows state to set own tailpipe standards and ZEV mandates LOS ANGELES—California will reclaim its role as the nation’s major influencer for curbing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from cars and trucks and driving sales…

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EVHybridNoire commends Biden administration’s initiative to reduce air pollution from heavy vehicles, supports additional steps to protect frontline communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2022 Contact: Shane Reese, shane@evhybridnoire.com EVHybridNoire commends Biden administration’s initiative to reduce air pollution from heavy vehicles, supports additional steps to protect frontline communities WASHINGTON—The Biden administration today announced a proposal for mitigating the impact of fossil fuel-derived pollution emitted from heavy-duty trucks nationwide, which severely affects public health, and…

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EVHybridNoire Statement on Final EPA Rule

“Another step in the right direction! As the impacts of climate change continue to worsen, especially for frontline communities, we’re glad to see that under the leadership of Administrator Regan, the EPA has strengthened the proposed federal clean cars standards. For decades, communities of color have been faced with the hardest impacts of air pollution…

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EVHybridNoire Releases E-Mobility Public Policy Toolkit

Nov. 17, 2021—Released on the heels of the signing of the transformational infrastructure bill, the EVHybridNoire Public Policy Toolkit provides an introduction to e-mobility, a context for working on e-mobility with an equity-centered approach and specific policy recommendations for equitably advancing e-mobility. The toolkit also highlights the historical and present inequities in transportation. The pillars…

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Press Statements on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act from EVHybridNoire Co-Founders Terry Travis and Dr. Shelley Francis

Nov. 8, 2021—Late on Friday, Nov. 5, the House moved forward in addressing and accelerating climate change strategies and providing funding for the surface transportation system by passing the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.  Statement from EVHybridNoire co-founder Terry Travis: “As the Senate now works to resolve the Build Back Better package, Senators must…

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Joint statement on behalf of EVHybridNoire, the Electrification Coalition, Forth, and Plug In America on Biden Administration’s Zero-Emissions Executive Order

We commend the Biden Administration for issuing the Executive Order targeting 50 percent of all new passenger car and light-duty truck sales to be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2030, in addition to releasing guidance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to move forward with proposals to strengthen federal tailpipe-pollution standards…

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News Release: EVHybridNoire Applauds Biden Administration for mandating 50% zero-emission vehicle sales, stricter emissions standards by 2030

LOS ANGELES—The Biden administration issued an Executive Order mandating that 50 percent of all new vehicle sales be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2030. The Executive Order also includes proposals for new federal tailpipe pollution standards through 2026, which will be followed by even stricter requirements in following years.

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EVHybridNoire’s Newsletter

EVHybridNoire, the nation’s largest network of diverse EV drivers and enthusiasts, welcomes you to the conversation around equitable transportation electrification solutions. Our new newsletter will provide the important context you need to foster inclusive conversations and ensure diversity and equity are at the forefront of e-mobility policy and practice.  Noteworthy News   President Biden’s Jobs…

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Dr. Shelley Francis: Making Good on Micromobility’s Promise of Community

2/5/21 Justice-centered transportation policy needs to expand the lens to include forms of transportation like mircromobility. For communities with transportation deficits – like first/last mile gaps and unreliable public transportation – offering intermediate forms of transportation can bring huge relief. The focus with micromobility is now expanding these options into underserved, BIPOC communities with the…

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