EPA mileage ratings
White House weighs big cuts to mpg rulesFeb. 10
The Trump administration is looking at ways to reduce future fuel economy standards for automobiles in a move to appease carmakers, who have asked to ease future targets put in place under President Obama.
U.S. vehicle fuel economy hits record 24.7 mpg, EPA saysJan. 11
2018 Ford Expedition to get class-leading 20 mpgOct. 31, 2017
Consumers Union wants mpg ratings for heavy-duty pickupsSept. 22, 2017
California sets demands for emissions talks with automakers, White HouseSept. 22, 2017
California may reopen discussions on its greenhouse gas limits for cars and trucks for 2025, so long as automakers and the Trump administration embrace significantly tougher targets the state is seeking for later years.
Freeze fuel standards due to low gas prices? Makes no senseSept. 11, 2017
U.S. opens comment period for review of mpg rulesAug. 10, 2017
The federal government began seeking public comments for a review of tougher U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards put in place by the Obama administration. The review by the Department of Transportation and EPA is widely seen as a preamble to loosening fuel-economy standards, handing a victory to the auto industry.
U.S. to revisit penalties for fuel-economy shortfallsJuly 7, 2017
The Trump administration is considering easing steeper fines proposed by Obama-era regulators for automakers that don't meet tougher fuel economy standards, a move that would give a break largely to luxury brands like Jaguar, BMW and Porsche that have paid the highest penalties in the past.
13 states vow court fight if Trump rolls back mpg, emissions targetsJune 9, 2017
New York State's attorney general and those of 12 other states told the Trump administration in a letter Friday they would mount a vigorous court challenge to any effort to roll back light-vehicle emissions rules.
Automakers aim to strike deal with EPA, Calif. over 2025 emissions targetsApril 11, 2017
A trade group representing automakers hopes to reach a deal with California and the Trump administration over vehicle fuel efficiency standards. The White House plans to hold negotiations with car companies and California over the mpg rules.
Calif. upholds Obama emissions rules, setting up clash with EPA over mpg targetsMarch 24, 2017
California approved light-vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration has put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators over emissions rules that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers.
With EPA victory comes new uncertaintyMarch 19, 2017
Automakers face a new wild card in the form of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, whose views on climate change and federal power challenge the foundations of the landmark deal they struck with the government in 2012.