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
Feds increasingly becoming odd man out on fuel economy.
Two-thirds in survey see urgent problem, but just one-third would spend even $100
'We never were told precisely what was wrong with any of those proposals'
"We like big things. We like big trucks. We like big engines."
Union will tell Congress about it Thursday.
Letter urges him to give up the idea of freezing fuel economy standards.
Some owners of 2011-13 models had objected to 'sweetheart deal'
Unfortunately, we still don't know when it'll come to America.
The fuel mileage remains the same, but the price increases slightly.
Compromise plan will likely require small annual gains in mileage.
The big question: How would we pay for it?