15 Blog Posts From the CALIFORNIA Tag


Vehicle Emissions Standards—Now What?

Vehicle Emissions Standards—Now What?

The long awaited but not too surprising ruling by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week on turning back the Obama era CAFÉ Standards seems to have confused the issue even more. At issue: by 2025, automakers who want to sell new cars to American consumers must boost a corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) to […]

Self-Driving Cars without human babysitters hit the California Road in April

Self-Driving Cars without human babysitters hit the California Road in April

In less than a month, California motorists may be in for a surprise when they notice no one is driving the car next to them. In late February, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced that it was eliminating the driverless car test requirement to have a person in the driver’s seat to take […]

Watch Out—You Could be Next!: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #475

Watch Out—You Could be Next!: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #475

Most people’s interaction with a police officer is usually during a traffic stop. The anxiety and fear that most of us feel when stopped by a police officer makes it worse when we believe we have done nothing wrong or thought we were doing the right thing. Placed in jeopardy of receiving a ticket or […]

NMA Lobbying in DC, Part 2 – License to Steal: NMA E-Newsletter #465

NMA Lobbying in DC, Part 2 – License to Steal: NMA E-Newsletter #465

I get annoyed by the overuse of certain clichéd buzzwords and catch phrases in our area of advocacy, terms like “big brother,” “nanny state,” and “taxation by citation” for instance. That isn’t to say that they don’t sneak into the NMA vernacular from time to time. In fact, I used the golden oldie “highway robbery” […]

Car of the Future Blog Recent Post Updates

Car of the Future Blog Recent Post Updates

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: I have been writing the Car of the Future blog for nearly a year now and have been fascinated with the pace of activity in this disruptive sphere. In the past month, I have written three posts that are already in need of an update. The first […]