fuel economy standards

New Mexico Hits the Gas on Cleaner Cars

New Mexicans will now be able to buy cleaner, zero-emission vehicles in the state, thanks to Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) standards unanimously adopted by the Joint Albuquerque New Mexico Environmental Improvement and Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Boards (“Boards”). With this action, drivers will have access to more pollution-free vehicles, … [continued]

EPA Can’t Let “Off-Cycle” Credits Become Off-Ramp For Automakers

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Dave Cooke, Senior Vehicles Analyst The Biden administration is getting ready to propose new fuel economy and emissions rules in the next couple weeks. It’s critical that the administration sets standards which result in real-world emissions reductions. The regulations are only as good … [continued]

Clearing The Air With New Truck Regulations

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Shelby Parks & Patricio Portillo  The trucking industry has an outsized impact on toxic air pollution and carbon emissions. Luckily, states can now adopt two new regulations to address the issue: the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule, which ensures more zero-emission, electric trucks are sold … [continued]