Browsing the "Fuel economy" Tag

CARB Delays Meeting Until After The Inauguration

November 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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.


Fuel Economy Up, Emissions Down in 2016

November 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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.


EPA Is Changing How It Calculates Fuel Economy Numbers

September 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA has changed the way it calculates fuel economy numbers, but it has offered consumers very little information about the new methodology. Some cars now are given lower ratings than last year, even though there are no mechanical changes.


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.



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