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Uber and Lyft will support California’s EV mandate — but only if they get more money

On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously voted for a regulation that requires the electrification of the state’s ridesharing fleets starting in 2023, Reuters reports.According to CARB’s announcement, the regulation dictates that by 2030 rideshare companies should achieve a level of zero greenhouse gas emissions and ensure that 90% of their vehicle miles are fully electric.This brings into question Uber and Lyft both of which announced last year their commitment […]

todayMay 22, 2021 2


California’s Zero-Emission Car Mandate Is Empty Virtue Signalling – Reason.com

Recent news reports contained some eye-opening news, at least for those of us who are car aficionados: "In a stunning announcement, GM says it will stop making all diesel and gas-powered cars," according to Motor Biscuit. The planned implementation date is 2035, which isn't particularly far into the future. I'm still grumpy about the disappearing manual transmission, and will give up my 332-horsepower 370Z when they peel the shifter from my cold, dead fingers. […]

todayMarch 5, 2021 3

Music News

Texas Will Allow Full Capacity Concerts, Lifts Mask Mandate

How soon before we see full capacity maskless concerts? Texas governor Greg Abbott just issued an executive order starting next Wednesday (March 10) that could allow for full capacity and maskless concerts to return. However, he has left it in the hands of businesses to determine safety measures moving forward.Abbott revealed the news Tuesday (March 2), stating that as of next Wednesday the state will lift all mask mandates and […]

todayMarch 3, 2021