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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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Trump administration issues final rule on lower fuel-economy increases

Next up, a protracted legal fight with automakers, states split

President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change. The Trump administration is expected to release a final rule Tuesday on mileage standards through 2026. The change — making good on the rollback after two years of Trump threatening and fighting states and a faction of automakers that opposed the move — wat

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As it fights Trump on emissions, California devises ways to make him irrelevant

$7,000 rebate plan, other tax moves are designed to outmaneuver the EPA

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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.

Ownership
These are the symptoms of a bad or failing engine control unit (ECU)

The ECU is your car's main computer

The ECU is your car's main computer.

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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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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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U.S. auto fleet hits record high fuel efficiency in 2017

2018 data looks good so far, too, but trucks and SUVs hurt gains

And so far the data for 2018 is looking pretty good, too

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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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Ford investigating possible problems with gas mileage and emissions testing

The math is being checked on the Ranger pickup, for starters

The math is being checked on the Ranger pickup, for starters.

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2020 Kia Soul gets fuel economy ratings boost

Versions powered by the 2.0-liter from the Forte get 31 mpg combined

Versions powered by the 2.0-liter from the Forte get a combined 31 mpg.

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Fiat Chrysler paid $77 million in U.S. fuel economy penalties in 2018

'Assumptions made in 2011 turned out to be wrong'

'Assumptions made in 2011 turned out to be wrong.'

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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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NYT reveals Big Oil's secret effort to roll back car emissions regulations

From Congress to Facebook ads, Marathon Petroleum used every trick

From Congress to Facebook ads, Marathon Petroleum used every trick.

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2019 Ford Ranger fuel economy leaks

In 2WD guise the Ranger beats its competitors

In 2WD guise the Ranger beats its competitors.

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GM says it favors fuel-efficiency rules based on historic rates

This follows GM's call for U.S. to mandate some zero-emissions vehicles

This follows GM's call for U.S. to mandate some zero-emissions vehicles.

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2019 Chevy Silverado four-cylinder to get 20 mpg in city

It compares favorably to the most-frugal F-150, Ram 1500 engines

It compares favorably to the most-frugal F-150, Ram 1500 engines.

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