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New survey of car buyers in Illinois shows widespread interest in electric cars, trucks, and SUVs 

Illinois drivers want greater access to vehicles with lower emissions, and support their state requiring more plug-in electric options SPRINGFIELD, IL — A new survey…

October 4, 2019

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Minnesota plan to adopt low and zero-emission vehicle standards is a win for consumers

SAINT PAUL, MN — Today, Governor Tim Walz directed Minnesota to begin the process of adopting ‘Low Emission Vehicle’ (LEV) standards, which would lower pollution…

September 25, 2019

National Drive Electric Week a great time to consider switching to an electric vehicle

National Drive Electric Week, September 14-22, 2019, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s growing availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits…

September 16, 2019

How Clean are Electric Vehicles in Your State?

A question that often comes up about electric vehicles (EVs) is “how clean are they really?” While EVs have no emissions at their tailpipe, they…

September 12, 2019

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Sudden spike of electric vehicle taxes punishes consumers, fails to fund highway road repairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Several states are taxing electric vehicle drivers at rates much higher than the average driver pays in gas taxes, but a new…

September 11, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Rolling back lightbulb efficiency rules is a costly mistake

WASHINGTON, DC — The Department of Energy announced today a decision to roll back rules that would have required lightbulbs to be more efficient, a…

September 4, 2019

Consumer Reports opposes California bill that would create barriers for electric vehicle drivers

“California recently approved rules that require chip credit card readers at electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, so that paying to charge an EV is as…

September 3, 2019

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New Survey Finds Strong Consumer Interest in Improved Fuel Economy, Especially Among Growing Segment of SUV and Pickup Truck Owners

Consumers Skeptical of Automakers’ Efforts as Regulators Move to Roll Back Standards WASHINGTON, DC — As auto regulators work to finalize a roll back of…

August 23, 2019

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Consumer Reports commends U.S. governors for supporting federal clean car standards that save Americans money

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan group of governors from 23 states has joined California in calling on the Trump Administration to preserve the current federal…

July 9, 2019

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Consumer Reports calls on Congress to stop federal rollbacks of fuel economy standards

WASHINGTON, DC – David Friedman, Vice President of Advocacy for Consumer Reports, testified on Thursday, June 20, at the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing…

June 21, 2019

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