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EPA Takes A Dive On CAFE Standard

July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA, NHTSA, and CARB have fallen victim to a full court press by the auto industry. Under intense pressure, they have decided to roll back the proposed 2025 CAFE standard previously set at 54.5 mpg.

NHTSA More Than Doubles CAFE Fines

July 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

NHtSA has announced it will more than double the penalties it assesses against car makers who don't meet CAFE standards. The increase will apply to 2015 models and later.

Dana Corp Reinvents the CVT

June 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Dana Corporation is bringing a new CVT transmission to the VDI Conference in Munich, Germany next week. The new VariDrive technology is less complex than a regular CVT and can boost fuel economy by 10%.

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