clean cars http://kuer.org en Lawmakers Question Emission Tests http://kuer.org/post/lawmakers-question-emission-tests <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lawmakers wonder if the safety and emissions programs in place in northern Utah need to be updated. Legislators considered the question on Monday during a meeting of Administrative Rules Review Committee.</span></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:04:08 +0000 Judy Fahys 47901 at http://kuer.org Lawmakers Question Emission Tests Clean Cars Help Utahns Cut Smog Now http://kuer.org/post/clean-cars-help-utahns-cut-smog-now <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New clean fuel, clean car standards promise to be the single best way to clean up Utah’s air. State leaders say they want to accelerate these so-called Tier 3 rules in Utah. Yet, car buyers are already taking matters into their own hands, at the steering wheel.</span></p><p>Another air-scrubbing storm has just passed through Salt Lake City. But Tom Hemmersmeier is still thinking about clean cars.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 44254 at http://kuer.org Clean Cars Help Utahns Cut Smog Now Bill Expanding Tax Credits for Electric Vehicles Moves Ahead http://kuer.org/post/bill-expanding-tax-credits-electric-vehicles-moves-ahead <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill that would provide a 25-hundred dollar tax credit to buyers of electric vehicles won approval in a Utah House committee yesterday.&nbsp; <a href="http://le.utah.gov/~2014/bills/static/HB0074.html">House Bill 74</a> makes the credit available for all-electric vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and plug-in hybrids like the Chevy Volt.&nbsp; Brooke Scott was one of a handful of citizens who testified in favor of the bill.</span></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:48:54 +0000 Dan Bammes 42084 at http://kuer.org Bill Expanding Tax Credits for Electric Vehicles Moves Ahead Bill Would Increase Fees on Clean Vehicles http://kuer.org/post/bill-would-increase-fees-clean-vehicles <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Electric cars, hybrid cars and vehicles powered by natural gas would pay dramatically higher registration fees under a bill in the Utah State Senate.&nbsp; Republican Senator Wayne Harper of West Jordan says vehicles that don’t use gasoline or diesel fuel need to pay their fair share to maintain Utah’s roads.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:18:40 +0000 Dan Bammes 41953 at http://kuer.org Bill Would Increase Fees on Clean Vehicles