Review of mpg rules is necessaryApril 23, 2018
I find there is some truth to Gina McCarthy's comment about the current administration wanting to roll back a fair number of the previous administration’s policies.
Relaxed CAFE standards could make a difficult business even tougherApril 23, 2018
Just as CAFE can often be at odds with the realities of the consumer automotive market, an overly simplistic view that all regulation is bad can be at odds with the reality of a complex global business.
EPA details rationale for rewriting CAFE standardsApril 13, 2018
The EPA formally published in the Federal Register its decision to overturn the Obama administration's vehicle fuel efficiency standards.
New CAFE targets won't slow pace on engine r&dApril 15, 2018
The Trump administration may be intent on lowering fuel economy standards for 2022-2025 model year vehicles, but automakers said last week that it won't slow the pace of their research and development to make internal combustion engines more efficient.
CARB's Nichols isn't going to stop for TrumpApril 12, 2018
Mary Nichols, California's top air regulator, is gearing up for a battle with the Trump administration over the future of auto pollution standards in the United States.
What did Obama's EPA get so right?April 16, 2018
I read “On emissions rule, we got it right in 2012” expecting to see some factual data on why Gina McCarthy believes the previous administration “got it right.” Did they properly consider the fleet mix, gas prices, the economy, etc.?
California: Emissions deal with EPA could be doableApril 10, 2018
California's top air-quality regulator sees hope for a deal with the Trump administration over fuel economy and emissions standards -- so long as Washington doesn't try to steamroll the state.
California now a battleground stateApril 9, 2018
How well the California waiver withstands federal fire could have big implications for the auto industry and for the administration's effort to relax emissions and fuel economy rules.
Increasing sales of ZEVs beyond CaliforniaApril 9, 2018
Nine states have adopted California's clear-air rules mandating the sales of zero-emission vehicles, but they haven't come close to matching California's appetite for green cars.
Attorneys general from 11 U.S. states vow to defend auto efficiency standardsApril 3, 2018
The top legal officers from 11 states and Washington promised to defend federal automobile efficiency standards against a rollback proposed by the Trump administration this week.
EPA's Pruitt, automakers in lockstep over fuel economy standardsApril 3, 2018
Flanked by trade association heads representing auto manufacturers and dealers, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt defended Monday's decision to revise the Obama administration's fuel economy targets.
EPA orders revised CAFE targets, may revoke California's waiverApril 2, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that aggressive fuel efficiency and emissions limits set under the Obama administration for model years 2022-2025 are “not appropriate,” triggering a controversial new rulemaking process to adjust the standards and a possible showdown with California.