A sworn enemy of EPA powerSun, 11, Dec 2016
If Scott Pruitt is confirmed by the Senate, he would bring a radical change in philosophy to the EPA that gives more deference to state action and slows the efforts to address man-made climate change.
Global automaker group seeks to block EPA from finalizing mpg rulesWed, 07, Dec 2016
Trade groups representing nearly all automakers in the U.S. market have now asked the EPA to refrain from finalizing a rule to slash tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions through 2025 until after President Barack Obama leaves office.
Trump picks foe of Obama climate agenda to run 'out-of-control' EPAThu, 08, Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump officially announced his intent to tap Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator, saying Pruitt will “reverse” the agency's “out-of-control anti-energy agenda.”
Nissan to focus on cost, technology with emphasis on what it can controlThu, 08, Dec 2016
Nissan, the Japanese automaker that's become symbolic of what it means to be a truly global manufacturer, has a simple plan to navigate an unprecedented level of uncertainty around policy and regulation: focus on what's in its control.
New headlight criteria mean fewer vehicles get highest IIHS safety ratingThu, 08, Dec 2016
Trump to pick foe of Obama climate agenda to run EPA, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to stem climate change to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source told Reuters today.
'Mystery device' helps thieves steal cars with push-button ignitions, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
The National Insurance Crime Bureau today said it obtained and tested a so-called “mystery device” that can allow a thief to break into a vehicle without leaving behind any of the traditional pieces of evidence such as broken glass.
VW's Porsche focus of widened German car emissions probeThu, 08, Dec 2016
Does self-driving plan rely too much on states?Mon, 05, Dec 2016
AutoNation's about-face draws fire from 2 Senate DemocratsTue, 06, Dec 2016
A duo of Senate Democrats who've introduced legislation aimed at preventing the sale of used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls blasted AutoNation Inc.'s reversal of its 16-month ban on the sale of such vehicles at its dealerships.
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.