Automakers to meet with U.S. transportation, EPA chiefsWed, 26, Apr 2017
Mercedes-Benz undecided on future diesel sales in U.S.Wed, 12, Apr 2017
Automakers aim to strike deal with EPA, Calif. over 2025 emissions targetsTue, 11, Apr 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.
White House seeks to slash EPA funds for emissions testingTue, 04, Apr 2017
The Trump administration would nearly eliminate federal funding for the EPA's budget for light-vehicle emissions and fuel-economy testing but will seek to raise fees on the auto industry to pay for some tests. Automakers are concerned the proposed cuts could delay certification of new vehicles and getting products to consumers.
Trump's sop to coal miners betrays the auto industryMon, 03, Apr 2017
In the name of saving coal-mining jobs - which electric utilities say won't be saved anyway - President President Donald Trump has turned his back on the skilled workers of the auto industry who are on the front lines of improving the quality of the air and America's global competitiveness.
First Shift: VW cleared to sell '15 dieselsThu, 30, Mar 2017
VW cleared by EPA to sell repaired 2015 dieselsWed, 29, Mar 2017
Volkswagen said it received approval from the EPA for dealers to sell 2015 model year diesels after updating the vehicles' emissions software. The software update is part of a required emissions repair approved by the EPA and California's Air Resources Board.
Calif. upholds Obama emissions rules, setting up clash with EPA over mpg targetsFri, 24, Mar 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.
Court nominee's mom was EPA lightning rodMon, 27, Mar 2017
Cost of mpg fuel standards could be 40% lower, report saysWed, 22, Mar 2017
Technologies such as turbochargers, advanced transmissions and lighter materials -- aluminum instead of steel, for example -- could reduce fuel efficiency compliance costs by 34 percent to 40 percent per vehicle from 2022-25, the International Council on Clean Transportation said in a new report.
With EPA victory comes new uncertaintySun, 19, Mar 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.