U.S. rejects automakers' request to extend fuel comment deadlineTue, 23, Aug 2016
U.S. regulators denied a request by major automakers to extend the comment period on environmental analysis to determine whether government fuel efficiency requirements are feasible through 2025.
Is CAFE leading to larger cars?Sun, 14, Aug 2016
Cars and trucks have been growing for decades to reflect the visual tastes of designers, the safety concerns of engineers and consumer desire for more interior space. But these days, automakers have an added incentive to make their cars a little bit larger: more forgiving fuel economy targets.
Dealer: Rising CAFE squeezes customersMon, 08, Aug 2016
Regulators can impose stricter mandates and manufacturers can stretch to meet them, but it will mean little if showroom customers can't afford the advances in fuel economy, dealer Wes Lutz said.
Automakers, regulators spar over emissions rulesTue, 02, Aug 2016
The complex U.S. emissions rules driving the auto industry's technology investment should be overhauled, auto executives and environmental regulators agreed Tuesday at a conference here, even as they differed sharply over how.
EPA's Grundler signals little interest in easing back from 54.5 mpg goalTue, 02, Aug 2016
Automakers looking for some relief from the EPA's targeted 54.5 mpg fleet average by 2025 may not get it. During a speech Tuesday at the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars, Chris Grundler, director of the EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality, made it clear the agency is in no mood to move backwards.