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New Law Lets NGVs, Other AFVs Match Diesel Trucks’ Cargo Capacity

On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 2061, which allows ultraclean heavy-duty trucks to exceed California’s weight limits by as much as 2,000 pounds, accommodating the extra weight of natural gas and other clean truck fuel systems.

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State Legislature Passes Major Bills Supporting the NGV Industry

The Legislature adjourned Aug. 31 after passing all the alternative fuel-friendly bills on the Coalition’s watch list, including AB 2061, the heavy-duty truck weight-exemption bill.

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Coalition Optimistic About Alt-Fuel Legislation in Final Session

As the California Legislature reconvenes for its final 2018 session, the Coalition has high hopes for legislation benefiting alternative fuels industries.

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Weight-Limit Exemption Bill Continues to Garner Bipartisan Support

In a big win for AFVs, the weight-limit exemption bill, AB 2061, which the Coalition is co-sponsoring, has cleared one more hurdle on its way to becoming law.

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Coalition for Clean Air Survey Shows Wide Support for All Alt-Fuel Vehicles

A majority of Californians support clean transportation initiatives and clean air policies—and they’re willing to pay for it, according to a recent survey conducted by the Coalition for Clean Air.

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Coalition-Sponsored Bill Passes Assembly, Fight for NGV Funding Continues

In a victory for alternative fuels, seven of the eight bills the Coalition supported passed from their house of origin on June 1, including AB 2061, which provides a weight-limit exemption for AFVs.

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