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.
Global automaker group seeks to block EPA from finalizing mpg rulesWed, 07, Dec 2016
Automakers including Toyota and Honda have launched a fresh effort to stop the EPA -- before President Obama leaves office -- from cementing a regulation that would slash tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions through 2025.
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.
CO2 ruling puts Trump, automakers in a bindMon, 05, Dec 2016
Ford CEO sees ‘pressure’ on business without softer mpg rulesFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford plans to lobby President-elect Donald Trump to soften U.S. and state fuel-economy rules that hurt profits by forcing automakers to build more electric cars and hybrids than are warranted by customer demand.
VW prepares a blitz of trucks, EVs in North AmericaTue, 22, Nov 2016
Volkswagen is going on the offensive in North America, challenging the likes of General Motors and Ford Motor Co. with a wave of new light trucks and battery-powered cars. VW's namesake marque will expand its range of SUVs, crossovers and sedans and start making electric autos in North America in 2021 in a bid to “evolve from a niche supplier” into a successful mainstream carmaker in the region.
VW, U.S. reach deal on Audi-developed 3.0-liter diesels, report saysTue, 15, Nov 2016
Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with U.S. environmental regulators to fix or buy back around 80,000 Audi, VW and Porsche vehicles with tainted 3.0-liter diesel engines, nearing a resolution on a key aspect of the emissions-cheating scandal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg.
Audi software can distort emissions in tests, VW saysSun, 13, Nov 2016
Audi cars with automatic transmissions have technology capable of distorting emissions when they are tested, VW Group said, as its premium brand is battling allegations over a reported discovery of a new cheat software device.