The coming clash over MPG rulesMon, 25, Jul 2016
Agencies hailed the 1,217-page draft Technical Assessment Report's findings as evidence that the industry is ahead of schedule in complying with the Obama administration's ambitious National Program of harmonized greenhouse gas and fuel economy regulations. But the report also noted that if the 2025 model year standards remain unchanged, the industry won't reach the 54.5-mpg fleet target.
Fuel economy report shows just what the industry can doMon, 25, Jul 2016
Last week's draft report on the auto industry agreement on fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions provides a helpful reminder of what happens when automakers and regulators have the courage to question their assumptions.
Industry blindsided as CAFE fines jumpSat, 16, Jul 2016
Next month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will more than double the fine it assesses automakers that fall short of their annual Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards. For many automakers, that increase could upend the economics of their fuel-economy compliance strategies.
Mazda sticks with gasoline, admits 2025 challengeMon, 18, Jul 2016
Mazda may be leading the race toward the U.S. government’s more stringent fuel economy targets, but it’s about to hit a hard ceiling.