California is trying to phase out vehicles using fossil fuels in favor of hydrogen

IRVINE, Calif. — Since President George W. Bush fueled a minivan with hydrogen 15 years ago, the promise of cars and trucks powered by the fuel has come up mostly empty.

That hydrogen pump, in Washington D.C., closed long ago. But in California, the beginnings of a hydrogen economy may finally be dawning after many fits and starts.

Dozens of hydrogen buses are lumbering down city streets, while more and

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Hiltzik: How California beat Trump and the auto industry

On Aug. 17, California finalized its agreements with five major automakers aimed at upholding its stringent vehicle emissions standards against an effort by the Trump administration to roll the rules back.

In doing so, the state delivered an unmistakable warning to the rest of the auto industry: California’s rules are likely to remain in place, and if you’ve got brains, you’ll join us.

The state carefully crafted its agreements with

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California DMV Vehicle Code | DMV.ORG

The California Vehicle Code

The California Vehicle Code is a rulebook containing all traffic laws. The California Department of Motor Vehicles sells it, but you can get this nearly 1000-page reference for free online.

The California Vehicle Code covers everything to do with the rules of the roads and driving, including:

  • Registration and titling of vehicles.
  • Anti-theft laws.
  • Driver’s license procedures and processes.
  • Financial responsibility and car insurance.
  • Rules of
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Defying Trump, California locks in vehicle emission deals with major automakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and major automakers on Monday confirmed they had finalized binding agreements to cut vehicle emissions in the state, defying the Trump administration’s push for weaker curbs on tailpipe pollution.

FILE PHOTO: Traffic moves slowly on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo/File Photo

The agreements with carmakers, including Ford Motor Co, Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE

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Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles that has forced thousands of people from their homes was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle, fire officials said Monday.

The vehicle spewed burning carbon from its exhaust system, igniting several fires Friday on Oak Glen Road in Cherry Valley, and authorities were asking anyone who may have seen such a vehicle at the time to contact investigators,

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Simon Cowell breaks back falling off electric bike in California | Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell is said to have undergone surgery after breaking his back in a fall from an electric bike in California.

The music mogul’s spokeswoman said he was was in hospital and was “doing fine”.

“Simon had a fall from his bike, testing his new electric bike in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family. He hurt his back and was taken to hospital. He’s doing fine,

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Apple Fire in Southern California started by diesel vehicle malfunction

A wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles that has forced thousands of people from their homes was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle, fire officials said Monday. The vehicle spewed burning carbon from its exhaust system, igniting several fires Friday on Oak Glen Road in Cherry Valley. 

Authorities were asking anyone who may have seen such a vehicle at the time to contact investigators, according to a statement from

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Car burglaries in some California cities are at crisis levels. Prosecutors say their hands are tied

An epidemic of car burglaries in San Francisco over the last few years has led one Democratic lawmaker to propose plugging a loophole in state law that allows some break-ins to go unpunished, but the Legislature has balked at prosecutors’ requests to make obtaining convictions easier.

The proposal, which would eliminate a requirement that prosecutors prove a car’s doors were locked at the time of a break-in, has been shelved

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California Vehicle Registration Renewal & Info

COVID-19 Effects on Registration Services

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state DMVs nationwide have closed office locations, extended license and registration expiration dates, and/or limited the transactions they are processing. Residents are strongly encouraged to use the DMV’s online services. Follow the DMV’s recent updates for the latest information.

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You can renew online provided you do not have any unpaid traffic tickets or delinquency fees. This will

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Title Transfers and Changes – California DMV

When you’re buying a new car or a used car from a dealership, the dealer will handle the paperwork and you’ll receive your title from DMV in the mail.

When vehicle ownership is transferred between two private parties, it’s up to them to transfer the title. If you have the California Certificate of Title for the vehicle, the seller signs the title to release ownership of the vehicle. The

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Registration Fees – California DMV

There are a variety of fees that may be required when applying for or renewing vehicle registration.

Determining Fees

Registration fees are based on:

  • Your vehicle type (auto, motorcycle, etc.).
  • Your vehicle’s purchase price or declared value.
  • Dates (for example, the date you purchased your vehicle, or the date your vehicle entered California).
  • The city and/or county you live in.
  • The city and/or county your business is based in.
  • The
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California county says Tesla may not reopen vehicle factory, stifling Musk’s plans

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) “must not reopen” its vehicle factory in the San Francisco Bay area as local lockdown measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus remain in effect, the local county health department said on Friday.

Tesla Inc?s only U.S. vehicle factory is seen in Fremont, California, U.S., during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), May 8, 2020. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino

The comments came

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Reopening California: Here’s how commuting will change for drivers, public transportation when we go back to work

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Commuting as we know it in the Bay Are will never be the same as before. As restrictions for the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place begin to lift, transit agencies are looking ahead to the future of commuting.

RELATED: Gov. Newsom teases Phase 3 of reopening California businesses is closer than we thought

Planned changes come as an eye-opening study from Vanderbilt is released, showing if three out

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St. George Police seek California murder suspect’s abandoned vehicle

St. George Police seek California murder suspect’s abandoned vehicle

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ST. GEORGE, Utah — Police are searching for an SUV that

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Scholarships – California Transportation Foundation

Since its founding in 1988, The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) has awarded $1.3 million in scholarships through December 31, 2019. To qualify for CTF scholarships, recipients must be intent on a career in transportation and be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or documented, international students.  Each scholarship has additional qualifications, some of which are listed below. To download the CTF Scholarship List for 2020 – 2021 click here.


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California Car Insurance | GEICO

Auto Insurance Coverage in California

If you just moved to California and need auto insurance coverage, or you’ve been here for a while and are looking for cheap car insurance that doesn’t cut corners, you’ll be glad you got a quote with GEICO. So, how much is car insurance in California for your ride? You can get a free car insurance quote with GEICO online to find out. California also

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California Bicycle Laws – CalBike

The California Vehicle Code contains the state laws that specify where and how bikes must operate. For the most part, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicle drivers. (CVC 21200).

There are some specific rules. Below, for your benefit, we summarize the key sections of the law that relate to cycling.

WHERE YOU CAN RIDE

If you’re moving as fast as traffic, you can ride wherever you

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