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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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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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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'

Detroit
Automakers at Detroit show push fuel efficiency deal: 'Time is running out'

Can't California and Washington just split the difference and get on with it, one exec asks?

Can't California and Washington just split the difference and get on with it, one exec asks?

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California urges Trump administration to abandon fuel rule plan

'It is not too late to choose a better way'

'It is not too late to choose a better way.'

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Trump officials, California meet on vehicle emissions, mpg standards

Stand by for more meetings, but they hope to reach a common goal

Stand by for more meetings, but they hope to reach a common goal

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If automakers didn't lobby for mpg freeze, who did? Who do you think?

Consumers could pay an extra $193 billion or more for fuel by 2035

Consumers could pay an extra $193 billion for fuel by 2035, study suggests.

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States vow to fight Trump administration on fuel-economy freeze

California, 18 other states and D.C. are suing

California, 18 other states and D.C. are suing

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Government abandons 54.5-mpg CAFE standard

Turns out, the 2025 CAFE standard wasn't a mandate, but an estimate.

The EPA and the auto industry have agreed that the 54.5 mpg target was simply too high. So, they moved the goalposts.

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Swiss engineers working on 80-mpg CNG-diesel-electric hybrid

Automakers have a tough sell reaching fuel economy standards in the US and Europe. Swiss researchers think the solution will have to come from a fusion of the technologies. Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have developed a new engine that they say could get the equivalent of 80 miles per gallon. It's a hybrid that gets its power from a diesel engine, natural gas and an electric motor. That combination could achieve fuel economy numbers that are much, much higher

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Job creation a big part of selling 54.5 MPG fuel economy standard

The White House is taking its time to issue final federal rules for automakers to reach the 54.5 MPG by 2025 fuel economy standard. To fill the open space, many people are having their say in the matter, to influence the outcome. Three Republican Congressmen, for example, would like to see a dela

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NADA: 7 million car buyers to be pushed out of the market by fuel economy rules

If the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes its proposed 2025 fuel economy standards official, cars are going to be more expensive, and that's going to shut millions of buyers out, argues the National Automobile Dealers Association. "If the price of a vehicle goes up b

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NADA: 7 million car buyers to be pushed out of the market by fuel economy rules

If the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes its proposed 2025 fuel economy standards official, cars are going to be more expensive, and that's going to shut millions of buyers out, argues the National Automobile Dealers Association. "If the price of a vehicle goes up b

Consumer groups back 54.5 mpg standard as hearings commence

Experts have already predicted that toughened fuel efficiency standards will lead to cleaner air and help wean the United States from its reliance on foreign oil. Turns out, they could benefit consumer's wallets too.

Consumer groups back 54.5 mpg standard as hearings commence

Experts have already predicted that toughened fuel efficiency standards will lead to cleaner air and help wean the United States from its reliance on foreign oil. Turns out, they could benefit consumer's wallets too.

Fed proposes new fuel economy standard: 54.5 mpg by 2025

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Agency and the White House have announced new fuel economy standards for model year 2017-2025 vehicles that will require cars and light trucks to yield a combined 54.5 mpg, as was proposed back in July.

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Policymakers cite reduced safety as a reason not to adopt 54.5 mpg CAFE standards

Yesterday, a House of Representatives panel kicked off a hearing to review the Obama Administration's fuel economy standards of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.

Study
Small businesses support stringent fuel economy standards

Lawmakers continue to push for anti-regulation and automakers successfully fought to weaken Obama's proposed 62-mile-per-gallon CAFE standard, but what do actual small business owners think of stringent fuel economy regulations? A new poll found that the vast majority seem to support Eric Loveday

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