VW cleared by EPA to sell repaired 2015 dieselsWed, 29, Mar 2017
Volkswagen said it received approval from the EPA for dealers to sell 2015 model year diesels after updating the vehicles' emissions software. The software update is part of a required emissions repair approved by the EPA and California's Air Resources Board.
Calif. upholds Obama emissions rules, setting up clash with EPA over mpg targetsFri, 24, Mar 2017
California approved light-vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration has put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators over emissions rules that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers.
Court nominee's mom was EPA lightning rodMon, 27, Mar 2017
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.
With EPA victory comes new uncertaintySun, 19, Mar 2017
Automakers face a new wild card in the form of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, whose views on climate change and federal power challenge the foundations of the landmark deal they struck with the government in 2012.
Trump budget hits EPA, clean-energy programsMon, 20, Mar 2017
Natural gas vehicles a practical solutionMon, 20, Mar 2017
California defends clean car standards as Trump brakesThu, 16, Mar 2017
U.S. won't seek to roll back California vehicle authorityWed, 15, Mar 2017
President Donald Trump announced the EPA will revive a review of the feasibility of strict fuel efficiency standards through 2025, but did not withdraw California's authority to set its own vehicle rules.
President gives automakers year to push for reset of mileage rulesWed, 15, Mar 2017
Automakers will get another year to dispute fuel economy standards the Trump administration will scrutinize, overruling an Obama-era ruling that the industry is capable of meeting tougher mileage and emissions rules.
Study warns of higher consumer prices, job losses under current mpg rulesThu, 09, Mar 2017
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.