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Junkyard Gem: 1981 Cadillac Eldorado with V8-6-4 engine

One of the earliest attempts at cylinder deactivation. It didn't go so well.

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4 automakers and California agree to emissions standards compromise

They cut out the Trump administration, call on other automakers to join them

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Trump administration issues ruling to freeze fuel efficiency penalties

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers praises the move

The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements. Congress in 2015 ordered federal agencies to adjust a wide range of civil penalties to account for inflation and, in response, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) under President Barack Obama issued rules to eventually raise fines to $14 from $5.50 for every 0

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Emissions rules, EV shift will spur car engine mergers and acquisitions

More than 120 plants make combustion engine components in Europe alone

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23 governors join California in opposing Trump fuel-economy freeze

Trump meanwhile touts his environmental record in speech

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California, Canada sidestep Trump administration, strike a deal on emissions

Feds increasingly becoming odd man out on fuel economy

Feds increasingly becoming odd man out on fuel economy.

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Americans demand 'aggressive' climate action — as long as it doesn't cost much

Two-thirds in survey see urgent problem, but just one-third would spend even $100

Two-thirds in survey see urgent problem, but just one-third would spend even $100

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California official says she offered feds compromises on fuel economy

'We never were told precisely what was wrong with any of those proposals'

'We never were told precisely what was wrong with any of those proposals'

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Lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze fuel efficiency rules

'We like big things. We like big trucks. We like big engines.'

"We like big things. We like big trucks. We like big engines."

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UAW opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels, according to testimony

Union will tell Congress about it Thursday

Union will tell Congress about it Thursday.

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'Untenable': Automakers urge Trump to compromise with California on emissions

Letter urges him to give up the idea of freezing fuel economy standards

Letter urges him to give up the idea of freezing fuel economy standards.

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U.S. appeals court preserves $210M Hyundai-Kia fuel economy class settlement

Some owners of 2011-13 models had objected to 'sweetheart deal'

Some owners of 2011-13 models had objected to 'sweetheart deal'

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Mazda's Skyactiv-X power and efficiency ratings released in Europe

Unfortunately, we still don't know when it'll come to America

Unfortunately, we still don't know when it'll come to America.

2020 Toyota Prius Prime adds fifth seat and Apple CarPlay

The fuel mileage remains the same, but the price increases slightly

The fuel mileage remains the same, but the price increases slightly.

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EPA will revise its proposed freeze of vehicle fuel economy rules

Compromise plan will likely require small annual gains in mileage

Compromise plan will likely require small annual gains in mileage.

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Slowly, steadily, gasoline prices are rising

Despite Trump's tweeting, there's no reason to think that's going to change

Despite Trump's tweeting, there's no reason to think that's going to change.

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The Green New Deal: What it would mean for transportation

The big question: How would we pay for it?

The big question: How would we pay for it?

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White House to automakers: Side with us on emissions freeze, ignore California

Not to mention the 20 other states who are backing California in the fight

Not to mention the 20 other states who are backing California in the fight

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