German Automaker Daimler Agrees to $1.5 Billion Settlement Over Emissions Cheating

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Sept. 14 announced a proposed settlement with German automaker Daimler AG and its subsidiary Mercedes-Benz USA LLC to resolve allegations of cheating on emission tests. The $1.5 billion settlement includes a civil penalty of $875 million, the largest in the history of the Clean Air Act. The case involves…

EnerKnol’s Visual Primer – Electric Vehicle Charging Programs on Rise as States Address Barriers to Transportation Electrification

States and utilities across the U.S. are expanding electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to overcome barriers to transportation electrification. The demand for fast charging in states with zero-emission vehicle goals, such as California, New York, and New Jersey, have heightened the need for reliable access to a wider network of stations.