Release 08-94
October 17, 2008


Gennet Paauwe
(916) 322-2990


New Era of Clean, Efficient Vehicles on Show at Brea Mall

BREA, Calif. – The California Air Resources Board and vehicle manufacturers will be available Saturday and Sunday at the Brea Mall to showcase clean, efficient, advanced technology vehicles.

Vehicle experts will be on hand to provide details about each vehicle's smog score, global warming impact and fuel economy, and describe incentives offered by state, federal and local agencies.

Starting in 2009, new Environmental Performance Labels will be required on all new cars sold in California.  The label displays a smog score and global warming score on a scale of 1-10, with the highest scores indicate the cleanest vehicles.

WHO: ARB spokespeople and vehicle experts from Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday Oct. 19, 11 a.m. - 6: p.m.

WHERE: Brea Mall
1065 Brea Mall
Brea, CA 92821

Photo Opportunity: The following vehicles and technologies will be on display:

2008 Honda Civic GX: compressed natural gas
2008 Nissan Altima: hybrid-electric
2008 Toyota Highlander: hybrid-electric
2008 Volkswagen Convertible Beetle: clean gasoline

For more information on the cleanest, most efficient vehicles available today, visit

The Air Resources Board is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency. ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.