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.
To reduce vehicle weight, GM improves its computing skillsTue, 02, Aug 2016
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.
Mazda sticks with gasoline, admits 2025 challengeMon, 18, Jul 2016
GM can't expect benefit of the doubtSat, 21, May 2016
GM said it made a simple mistake. But a half-dozen fuel economy restatements by automakers in recent years, along with Volkswagen AG's diesel-emissions scandal and GM's own ignition-switch recall, have combined to create a climate that will prove unkind to any automaker that wants the benefit of the doubt from the buying public.
EPA tweaks fuel economy test to improve accuracy of mpg labelsMon, 23, Feb 2015
The EPA today issued updated procedures for a critical part of fuel economy testing that some automakers have struggled with in the last two years. The update covers how automakers should calculate road load values in coast down tests, which measure the rolling resistance and aerodynamic drag of vehicles as they glide from 70 mph to a stop on a straight, flat track.