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Biden sets national goal of 50% zero-emissions vehicle sales by 2030

Goal includes PHEVs, is paired with new emissions standards and likely incentives

Rumormill
Exclusive: Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goals

This as only three automakers — Tesla, Honda, Subaru — complied with 2019 standards

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Volvo working with California on more stringent emissions standards

It'll join Ford, BWM, Honda, VW in siding with states, not the EPA

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California, 22 other states sue EPA over right to set emissions standards

Suit against the EPA bookends one filed against NHTSA

California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a rising number of zero emission vehicles (ZEV). The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, seeks to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's decision in September to revoke portions of a waiver it granted in 2013. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, w

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EPA chief blasts California air, threatens to pull federal highway dollars

'Worst air quality' charge after denying California right to set tougher standard

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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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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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U.S. House committee to hold inquiry on fuel efficiency standards freeze

Automakers don't want it, panel notes, but White House rejects their compromise

Automakers don't want it, panel notes, but White House rejects their compromise.

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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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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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FCA to recall nearly 900,000 vehicles that don't meet emissions standards

This involves catalytic converters, and more cars may be implicated

This involves catalytic converters, and more cars may be implicated.

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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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Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to lead EPA

Ultimately only one Republican defected from a party-line vote

Ultimately only one Republican defected from a party-line vote.

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Republican senator opposes Trump EPA pick over climate change policies

Several other Republican senators might also vote against confirming him

Several other Republican senators might also vote against confirming him.

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Trump administration breaks off negotiations with California on emissions standards

Looks like the fuel-efficiency fight is headed to court

Looks like the fuel-efficiency fight is headed to court.

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EU setting its first emissions standards for big trucks to lower C02

Part of its drive to have net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2050

Part of its drive to have net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2050.

U.S. government shutdown threatens new-car rollouts, automakers say

New models can't get EPA-certified

New models can't get EPA-certified.

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Poll: Weather, disasters convincing Americans climate change is real

Wildfires, floods and smog drive home the risk to 'the things that we all hold dear'

Wildfires, floods and smog drive home the risk to 'the things that we all hold dear'

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