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Week In Review: Auto, Security, Pervasive Computing

The State of California has banned the selling of new vehicles with gasoline-powered internal combustion engines (ICE) by 2035. All new passenger cars sold in 15 years in California will be zero emission cars, according to an executive order signed by the state’s governor. Older ICE passenger cars will still be allowed on the roads and can still be sold as used vehicles. The order also mandates that “100 percent of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in the State be zero-emission by 2045 for all operations where feasible and by 2035 for drayage trucks. It shall be further a goal of the State to transition to 100 percent zero-emission off-road vehicles and equipment by 2035 where feasible.” Issued in the midst of a devastating fire season along the whole West Coast of the United States, where lingering smoke from huge wildfires often made the air dangerous to breath over much of California, Oregon, and Washington states, California’s executive order…

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