U.S. opens comment period for review of mpg rulesAug. 10
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.
EPA review seeks array of dataAug. 1
Carmakers say Trump should want deal to boost U.S. fuel economyAug. 1
U.S. likely to approve FCA's 2017 diesels, report saysJuly 27
2017 Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles approved for sale by regulatorsJuly 28
EPA chief says he will treat emissions cheating 'very aggressively'July 11
U.S. to revisit penalties for fuel-economy shortfallsJuly 7
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.
FCA resumes Ram 1500 diesel outputJuly 10
Fiat Chrysler has begun assembling diesel-powered Ram 1500 pickups again for the first time in months, workers at the company's Warren Truck Assembly plant in Michigan say, though the automaker and environmental regulators have yet to resolve a dispute over alleged excess diesel emissions and undeclared emissions software.
FCA resumes Ram 1500 diesel outputJuly 6
Fiat Chrysler has begun assembling diesel Ram 1500 pickups again for the first time in months, workers at the company's truck assembly plant in Michigan say, though the automaker and environmental regulators haven't resolved a dispute over alleged excess diesel emissions and undeclared emissions software.
EPA suspected Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat device' in 2015June 16
13 states vow court fight if Trump rolls back mpg, emissions targetsJune 9
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.