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But automakers say they ‘support continued improvements in fuel economy’

But EPA chief would be open to a deal between California, automakers.

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Though 25 percent cheaper, they're 450 times dirtier

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Under fire for ethics scandal, Pruitt calls it quits

Under fire for ethics scandal, Pruitt calls it quits.

Buying Guide

Making sense of these three high-tech powertrains.

If you're shopping for a new vehicle these days, there's a litany of acronyms, buzzwords, and technobabble to further complicate an already difficult decision. But if you're looking at a green powertrain, you have three basic choices to compare: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and "EV" or, electric vehicle.

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State has set its own emissions standards since 1970

EPA head Scott Pruitt was thought to be eliminating California's emissions waiver, but the Golden State's right to set its own mandates remains in place.

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"Climate change is a global challenge. No county can place itself outside of this."

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FCA is accused of not revealing software to defeat testing on Jeep Grand Cherokees and Ram trucks.

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So, how does that compare with its most obvious rivals?

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Vehicle costs may be $1,800 higher by 2025.

Automakers' compliance with CAFE may cost 150,000 jobs.

Claim is at odds with scientists, including the agency he oversees.

Pruitt's statement is at odds with scientific consensus.

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Including 500 new chargers for US plug-in vehicle drivers.

Volkswagen will spend $2 billion over five years to add charging stations across the US and establish a "Green City."

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Regulators delayed BMW diesel certification last year.

BMW, whose diesel-certification efforts were delayed last year, is getting ready to make diesel-powered cars and SUVs bound for America.

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Changes are unlikely until adoption of new CAFE standards in 2025

Some automakers say mix of higher-octane fuel and higher-compression engines reduce emissions.

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We don't know what impact biofuels are having on air quality.

How can the EPA make decisions about renewable fuels if it doesn't have data?

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'Real world' MPG would have to rise to about 40 mpg under the current rules.

Don't tell the EPA it can't be done.

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VW also faces penalties in Germany and South Korea.

Volkswagen has had a stop-sale on US diesel vehicles since September, and reached a settlement with the EPA in June.

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The MPG scandal in Japan is spreading to our shores.

The EPA and CARB are requesting fuel economy info from Mitsubishi and want the company to do additional testing on some US models.

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BlueTec pollution-control technology turns off at cooler temperatures, according to court filing.

Amid the aftermath of Volkswagen's diesel scandal, a lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Mercedes-Benz of diesel deceptions involving its BlueTec technology.

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CARB Must Accept Plan Before Recall Could Start

VW has a recall plan for the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, but CARB and the EPA still need to test the solution before a recall could start.

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