EPA chief says Congress should weigh whether carbon dioxide is a pollutantThu, 09, Mar 2017
In an interview with CNBC, EPA chief Scott Pruitt also said the Trump administration will make an announcement on fuel efficiency standards for light vehicles "very soon," stressing that he and President Donald Trump believe current standards were rushed through.
Senate confirms Pruitt, giving EPA foe control of agencyFri, 17, Feb 2017
South Korea wants to dispel 'misunderstanding' on U.S. trade pactTue, 07, Feb 2017
South Korea's trade minister said his country will seek to explain the benefits of its free-trade agreement with the United States to the Trump administration, as the pact enacted in 2012 comes under fresh scrutiny.
CFPB head may have violated U.S. law with lending rules, U.S. House Republicans claimWed, 18, Jan 2017
In a blow against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just two days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, U.S. House Republicans accused the CFPB of potentially violating federal law with its rule authorizing the agency to regulate certain auto lenders.
Record or not in 2016, auto sales growth seen drawing to endFri, 30, Dec 2016
While it's still too close to call whether 2016 delivered another annual record for U.S. auto sales, it's clear the era of rapid growth is over. The industry is entering 2017 with analysts projecting the first significant decline in eight years -- a drop of 200,000 vehicles, about the equivalent of one factory's production -- to 17.3 million cars and light trucks.
House lawmakers press EPA on VW settlement termsTue, 06, Dec 2016
VW can use diesel settlement as revenue opportunityTue, 22, Nov 2016
VW may earn revenue from the $2 billion the company is required to spend on zero-emission vehicle projects under terms of its settlement of environmental violations with U.S. regulators, according to a senior U.S. official. The company's plans for zero-emission vehicle projects to remedy violations will come under scrutiny at a congressional oversight hearing next week.
GOP lawmakers question VW settlement with U.S.Tue, 01, Nov 2016
Republican lawmakers today pressed the EPA for answers about aspects of Volkswagen’s deal with the Department of Justice and the agency to settle aspects of the company’s diesel emissions violations, saying the settlement could give VW an advantage as it readies a major electric-vehicle push.
Auto industry cash flows point to historic electionSun, 23, Oct 2016
Elections swing back and forth, but the race for campaign cash from the auto industry is typically no contest. Republican nominees for president have raked in seven-figure sums from auto industry donors in each election cycle since 2000. This year is different.
Election outcome pivotal for auto agendaMon, 17, Oct 2016
In the coming years, lawmakers will weigh in on the midterm evaluation of the Obama administration's signature 2025 fuel economy regulations and whether auto safety regulations need new fundamental changes for the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles, underscoring the stakes for the industry when the mix of red and blue on Capitol Hill is decided on Nov. 8.