Trump's review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpgThu, 23, Mar 2017
Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export cars overseas, according to analysts. California and nine other states in the ZEV program -- eight in the northeast, plus Oregon -- are expected to move ahead on Friday with previously established targets.
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.
The emissions tester that checked VW sees opportunity in TrumpWed, 22, Mar 2017
Trump budget hits EPA, clean-energy programsMon, 20, Mar 2017
Trump has a natural ally in car dealersMon, 20, Mar 2017
Trump predicts fantastic trade deal with GermanyFri, 17, Mar 2017
After a high profile meeting at the White House, President Trump said he expected the United States to do "fantastically well" in trade talks with Germany, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped the United States and the European Union could resume discussions on a trade deal.
A German port pushes back against Trump's tough talk on tradeFri, 17, Mar 2017
Germany's Bremerhaven port once handled some 700,000 vehicles a year. That tally has since surged to 2.1 million, fueled by a sharp increase in trade. But President Trump's tough talk on foreign trade has many German workers worried.
Normal job shuffling gets TrumpifiedMon, 20, Mar 2017
Japanese carmakers seek trade peace with TrumpMon, 20, Mar 2017
Japan's auto market is open, says Hiroto Saikawa, chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, but its carmakers, including Toyota, Nissan and Honda, are willing to work with governments in Tokyo and Washington to smooth out disputes over access.