California regulator scolds automakers on EV petition

Automakers who filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month to block California’s requirement that 1.4 million electric, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles be sold by 2025 are undermining the progress they’re making in expanding the market for electric cars and other zero-emission vehicles by petitioning against California’s mandates, a state regulator said at SAE International’s World Congress in Detroit, Mich. Read about the regulator's comments.