Ford CEO Mark Fields is telling Donald Trump and everyone else who will listen that current fuel economy standards will cost American 1 million jobs. What Fields really wants, though, is for Trump to put the kibosh on the California Air Resources Board.
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Donald Trump met with the US car company leaders yesterday to browbeat then into building more cars in the United States, promising them massive cuts in regulations in return. Is that a good thing?
An op-ed piece in Fox News argues that pollution taxes are more effective than government regulations and fairer to the poor. Do you agree?
The Association of Automobile Manufacturers is lying to the American public again, blaming CAFE fuel economy regulations for the high cost of new cars rather than their own greed.
There are reports that Chrysler will unveil a battery electric version of its Pacifica minivan at the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas in early January.
According to their most recent SEC Filing, Elio Motors is over $100 Million in the Red and May No longer have a Way to save itself, thanks to Donald Trump.
Donald Trump has nominated Scott Pruitt to head the EPA. Pruitt is an ardent critic of the agency and will seek to rescind many if not all of its most important regulations designed to ensure Americans have a clean, safe environment. You got a problem with that?
The EPA this week dropped a bomb on Donald Trump and his merry band of climate lunatics. Instead of waiting until April 2018 to issue final CAFE regulations, it intends to promulgate them in early January before The Donald has a chance to gut the EPA on his way to stuffing more money into the pockets of the wealthy.
The Trumpster has made it clear he plans to take a wrecking ball to the Environmental Protection Agency, which he blames for imposing a welter of regulations that make American businesses unable to compete in the global economy. One part of those regulations involves CAFE, or Corporate Average Fuel Economy, rules that have been in […]
California’s powerful Air Resources Board has delayed an important meeting from December until February so it can learn more about what Donald Trump and his pick to head the EPA, Myron Ebell, plan to do about CAFE regulations.
Two days after the election, the big 2.5 in Detroit have fired off a letter to the Trump transition team asking for relief from the fuel economy and emissions regulations promulgated by the EPA.
What will happen to electric car sales in America when Donald Trump takes office? They will continue to languish as federal incentives are cut, CAFE regulations are reduced, and carbon emission goals are allowed to go unenforced.
Volkswagen + Audi have been Caught Cheating on Emissions tests – Again! This time, though, it’s with the company’s popular gasoline models, not diesels.
Congress is busy doing what Congress does best — pleasing its corporate masters. This time, the uproar is about CAFE standards, which the auto industry bitterly opposes.
CAFE regulations designed to make cars more fuel efficient may actually encourage manufacturers to make larger, less fuel efficient cars.
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.