Fed and automakers prepare to review 54.5 mpg CAFE goalMon, 18, Apr 2016
Automakers and environmental groups are watching closely as the EPA and NHTSA assemble an argument for maintaining or adjusting stringent federal fuel-economy targets. The review promises to be tense as gasoline prices remain low, consumers turn away from green cars and costs of new technology stack up. The feds' analysis will affect automakers' product strategies for a decade.
Powertrain executives press for higher octane gasoline to help meet mpg, CO2 rulesWed, 13, Apr 2016
Automakers say they need higher octane gasoline -- more in line with what is available in Europe today -- to meet the government's strict 2025 fuel economy and C02 standards.