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Will California Save The US Auto Industry From Itself?

August 18th, 2018 | by Frugal Moogal

The EPA has stated its intent to freeze Obama-era fuel efficiency standards at the 2020 levels. This could be a disaster for the industry the EPA is supposedly trying to help. Due to a waiver to enforce their own air standards, California may just be able to save the US auto industry from itself. To understand what that means, we need to look at some history first


PSA Group CEO Says Proposed 2020 CO2 Fines In Europe Would Create “Chinese Trojan Horse”

April 8th, 2018 | by James Ayre

Now that the other talking points have been mostly expended, PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has moved on to a last-ditch effort. He is arguing against the European Union's planned 2020 carbon dioxide auto industry fines (if compliance with fleet-level fuel-efficiency goals aren't met) by saying that such a course of action will "create a Chinese Trojan Horse."


11 US States To Challenge EPA Rollback Of 2025 Fuel-Efficiency Standards

April 4th, 2018 | by James Ayre

The US EPA is pursuing a rollback of earlier plans (implemented under Obama's presidency) to raise the new-vehicle fuel-efficiency standard to nearly 50 miles per gallon by 2025 (that would be a fleet-level requirement, not model level). In response to that, 11 US states have now revealed an intention to oppose the rollback


Sierra Club Video Slams Ford

February 3rd, 2018 | by Jo Borrás

Despite what seems to be an about-face at CES 2018, Ford still hasn’t brought a new, electrified vehicle to market since 2013. Worse, the company seems content to let China lead the way in electrification, and only seems interested in EVs insofar as they keep the Blue Oval relevant over there, as opposed to over here


Moving Backward On Fuel Economy Standards Is A Bad Deal For America

February 1st, 2017 | by NRDC

U.S. automaker CEOs apparently lobbied President Trump to weaken strong fuel economy standards during a White House summit last week. But moving backward on fuel economy standards would be bad deal for America. It would not just threaten our health and energy security, but also jobs and investments in factories across the country.



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