Tesla (and other electric truck competitors) just got good news squib
Elon Musk may have threatened to remove his Tesla electric vehicles factories from California for its aggressive pandemic policies, but he'd better start thanking the state for its progressive environmental policies.
The California Air Resources Board adopted a new electric standard for cargo truck manufacturing at the end of June. By 2035, the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) Rule will require zero-emissions trucks, meaning large pickups, delivery, and semi trucks, make up a majority of big-rig truck sales.
Starting in 2024, truck makers have to start producing electric or other no-emission trucks in some capacity. State officials note there are already 70 different types of zero-emissions trucks, delivery vans, and buses available from different manufacturers. Read more...