Alliance moves to block EPA from finalizing mpg rules

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers late Monday urged congressional negotiators to include language in a short-term budget resolution that would bar the Obama administration from finalizing mpg rules before it leaves office next month. The EPA under law had to decide by April 2018 whether to modify the 2022-2025 model year vehicle emission rules requiring average fleet-wide efficiency of more than 50 miles per gallon.

BMW accelerates EV, self-driving strategy

BMW will accelerate its shift toward autonomous and electrified vehicles by developing flexible platforms for conventional, plug-in hybrid and all-

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Alliance moves to block EPA from finalizing mpg rules

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers late Monday urged congressional negotiators to include language in a short-term budget resolution that would bar the Obama administration from finalizing mpg rules before it leaves office next month. The EPA under law had to decide by April 2018 whether to modify the 2022-2025 model year vehicle emission rules requiring average fleet-wide efficiency of more than 50 miles per gallon.

VW's Moia brand will challenge Uber

VW Group will challenge ride-hailing company Uber with a new mobility services brand called Moia that eventually will have its own electric passenger vehicle. Establishing Moia, the group's 13th brand, is part of VW Group's aggressive push into electric vehicles and new technology services as it emerges from its diesel emissions scandal.

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Lear venture advances on 3 projects

Lear says it is partnering with three automakers to bring advance-concept vehicle seating to market as early as 2019 through its Crafted by Lear pilot program.

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