Alliance moves to block EPA from finalizing mpg rulesMon, 05, Dec 2016
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.
CO2 ruling puts Trump, automakers in a bindMon, 05, Dec 2016
AutoNation ends recall experimentMon, 05, Dec 2016
Apple signals a readiness to join the self-driving car raceSun, 04, Dec 2016
Apple is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.
Mexico prepares its NAFTA caseSun, 04, Dec 2016
Trump's auto guy will be trade pragmatistSun, 04, Dec 2016
Trump's pick of Wilbur Ross to head Commerce puts a powerful auto industry investor in a role where he will influence trade talks and the U.S. business climate. But Ross' business moves have not been purely Trumpian.
Ford open to deals with Trump to keep jobs in U.S., Fields saysFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford is willing to work with Donald Trump to keep jobs in the U.S. if he puts the right policies in place, CEO Mark Fields said. Ford still plans to move its Focus compact and C-Max hybrid to Mexico from a Michigan factory, but the company believes it can work with the new president to encourage economic growth in the U.S.
Ford CEO sees ‘pressure’ on business without softer mpg rulesFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford plans to lobby President-elect Donald Trump to soften U.S. and state fuel-economy rules that hurt profits by forcing automakers to build more electric cars and hybrids than are warranted by customer demand.