Browsing the "NHTSA" Tag

EPA Gives Trump Its Flying Fickle Finger Of Fate Award

December 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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.


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.


NHTSA Head Is Bullish On Autonomous Cars

July 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Mark Rosekind, head of NHTSA, told a conference in San Francisco this week his agency is willing to accept imperfect autonomous driving systems in order to get better systems in the future. The life saving potential of such systems is too great to ignore.


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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