Trump’s $3 Million Gift to Harley Davidson is Super Scary, because it sets the stage to a massive de-funding of the existing EPA.
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With the launch of the 61MPG, 129 HP, 1.9L Bluetec 4 cyl. Golf MK7.5, Volkswagen Launches its First New Diesel Since Dieselgate.
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has reversed course. Instead of a frontal assault on auto emissions rules, it says it can meet the requirements of the Obama administration if it just has a little more time.
Can the new EPA administrator revoke a waiver already granted to California for fuel economy standards? Nobody knows the answer but corporate greed by automakers means we are soon going to find out.
Massachusetts may become the first state to require renewable energy for all its power needs including industry and heating. A new bill would set the goal at the year 2050.
California governor Jerry Brown will aggressively oppose the Trump administration on climate change. Who will win?
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?
The EPA accuses Chrysler of using software to shut down pollution controls on its diesel engines, allowing them to emit higher than permitted levels of ntirous oxides. Chrysler vehemently denies the allegations.
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 South Korea government is Seeking to press Criminal Prosecution Against VW Executives who knowingly participated in the emissions scandal!
In December, 1996, General Motors began leasing its innovative EV1 to customers in California. The EV1 generated a great deal of interest in electric cars but there was a reason why it was only available in California. The California Air Resources Board had promulgated regulations requiring manufacturers to sell zero emission cars if they want to continue doing business in the state.
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.
Chrysler’s Pacifica Hybrid minivan now carries an official EPA rating of 84 MPGe and 32 mpg combined. That makes the Pacifica Hybrid the most fuel efficient minivan on the planet.
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.
Average fuel economy is up and average greenhouse gas emissions for light cars and trucks sold in North America. That’s good news at a time when gas prices are historically low.