Posts by Chelsea Sexton

Plug-in Hybrids and HOV Lanes: Déjà Don’t.

Ahh, one of my favorite California bills is back. No, not that one. The one that allows plug-in hybrids into CA HOV lanes with just one occupant. The original allocation of 40,000 green stickers that indicate HOV eligibility for PHEVs has been exhausted. AB 2013 proposes to make 45,000 more…

3 years ago by Chelsea Sexton 38

Cars and Cow Pies in the Garden State

New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission just became the latest to ban direct auto sales (read: Tesla Motors). In what is, at a minimum, poor timing, the state’s Coalition of Auto Retailers justified its position by alleging that, “an auto manufacturer is congenitally incapable of fully and faithfully honoring warranty and…

4 years ago by Chelsea Sexton 41