White House to meet automakers, California over mpg targetsJune 14, 2018
White House officials will have a new round of meetings with a trade group for automakers and California's "clean air" agency next week before unveiling a proposal to reverse rules aimed at increasing fuel efficiency.
Suppliers could be left 'on technology island' if U.S. rolls back fuel standardsJune 6, 2018
Auto suppliers are in danger of being left on a “technology island” if the United States rolls back fuel economy standards, making it tougher for them to become global suppliers.
How to be green shouldn't be forcedJune 4, 2018
The electric vehicle movement has a place in the scheme of things, but so do other options.
California's top air regulator takes swipe at TrumpMay 24, 2018
California's top air-quality official disputed the Trump administration's description of a meeting about the future of fuel economy standards, suggesting it was actually a dud.
Trump, automakers reaffirm national mpg goalsMay 23, 2018
California's top air-quality official on Wednesday held a series of meetings with auto industry and federal officials in Washington, who reaffirmed a desire to maintain a single national standard for auto efficiency.
U.S. moves forward with revised fuel economy targetsMay 15, 2018
The Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to submit a series of options for easing fuel efficiency standards to the White House for approval in the coming week, two officials briefed on the matter say.
Window opens to lift octane standardMay 14, 2018
Automakers and others sense an opportunity to create a national high-octane standard that satisfies Big Oil, agribusiness, regulators and the auto industry.
Jeep Wrangler gets big boost in fuel economyMay 14, 2018
A new 2.0-liter turbo-four engine, more gears in the transmission, close attention to aerodynamics and greater use of lightweight materials helped give the redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL a nice bump in fuel economy.
Subaru plans to reform after faking fuel dataMay 5, 2018
Subaru says it needs to reform its corporate culture "from the ground up" after admitting it faked fuel economy and emissions data on vehicles in Japan for at least five years.
U.S. lawmakers seek details from EPA on mpg rule changesApril 30, 2018
Two Democratic lawmakers asked EPA chief Scott Pruitt for documents related to proposed changes to vehicle fuel emission standards and California's authority to set its own measures, and accused him of misleading Congress of the agency's plans.
U.S. likely to back freezing fuel economy standards from 2020 through 2026, report saysApril 27, 2018
The Trump administration is likely to propose freezing fuel economy standards from 2020 through 2026, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters.
Pruitt defends decision to ease fuel economy standardsApril 26, 2018
The EPA's proposal to reset fuel economy standards for model year 2022-25 vehicles will be heavily motivated by consumer demand, administrator Scott Pruitt told a House panel Thursday.