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    Report: House Republicans urge White House to delay 2017-2025 fuel economy standards

    Representatives from the Republican Party have asked President Obama to delay pushing through strict new automotive fuel economy regulations. The trio of top GOP legislators consists of auto dealer Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania, Jim Jordan (also of PA) and House Oversight and Government Reform ...

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    Report: GM CEO stands up for Chevy Volt in D.C. hearing; Issa tells NHTSA: "I don't believe you"

    What a surprise. Today's Congressional hearing over the Chevrolet Volt fire and the resulting investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration turned out to be contentious. The hearing took place in the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on Regulatory ...

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    Report: GM CEO Akerson asked to testify at Volt hearing

    It's a safe wager that no one expected the report of the Chevrolet Volt fire after a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash test to turn into a Congressional dressing-down. The short story: NHTSA crash-tested a Volt in May, that car caught fire in June while in storage, and NHTSA ...

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    Auto manufacturers asked by Rep. Issa to help cut red tape

    California Representative Darrell Issa (R) has assumed the chairmanship of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and he wants to cut through the layers of government oversight and foster business growth. Issa's asked companies and trade associations, including Toyota, Ford, the ...

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    Followup: Move to ban GM, Chrysler lobbying efforts snuffed out

    Earlier in the week, U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R, Calif.) called for an amendment to a financial reform bill that would bar any company at least five percent owned by the government from lobbying Congress. The measure was shot down Thursday in a 9-13 vote by the financial services ...

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    Report: GOP argues GM loan payoff just a TARP money shuffle

    While General Motors is busy making marketing hay from its early payoff of $5.8 billion in loans, Senator Chuck Grassley and House Representative Darrell Issa aren't buying it. "It looks like GM merely used one source of TARP funds to repay another," said Grassley of General Motors financial ...


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