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54.5 MPG CAFE rule implemention delayed, review will be completed 'soon'

Despite the positive public face, the behind-the-scenes discussions that resulted in the 2025 CAFE standards of 54.5 miles per gallon agreement were not easy. There might be more problems going on, since the Obama administration has pushed back implementation of the new rule &ndash

Rep. Issa asks CARB for more documents about 54.5 mpg CAFE standards

A month ago, Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent letters to 15 automotive CEOs asking them for information about the possible safety effects of implementing the proposed new fuel economy standards. Now, he's followin

Report: Hyundai may import Elantra from Korea to meet surging demand

2011 Hyundai Elantra – Click above for high-res image gallery

Senator Levin in favor of a bolder clean vehicle mandate to replace CAFE

Michigan Senator Carl Levin has been called the auto industry's best friend by detractors who say he's worked hard to obtain that title by defending the status quo. At the 2010 Business of

Business of Plugging In: Sen. Levin thinks out loud about eliminating CAFE in favor of a bolder clean vehicle mandate

Michigan Senator Carl Levin has been called the auto industry's best friend, and he's worked hard to obtain that title and defend the status quo. At the 2010 Business of Plugging In con

Report: Fuel economy for new vehicles up 12 percent since 2005

With strict CAFE standards set at 34.1 miles per gallon by 2016, automakers have a long, tough road ahead of them. If you compare recent fuel economy increases over the past five years, the task that lies ahead is downright daunting.

No fair! Porsche seeks partial exemption from upcoming emissions standards

2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S – Click above for high-res image gallery

Group sues Obama administration over weak MPG standards

When the next step in the road to 35 mpg by 2020 CAFE standards was announced recently, those in the know made it clear that the Obama administration's upcoming goal of 27.3 mpg by 2011 would not be hard for automakers to meet. In fact, the 2007 average was already 31.3, so the 2011 goal would not require any change in product lineup (more difficult changes are scheduled to come into effect

Group sues Obama administration over weak MPG standards

When the next step in the road to 35 mpg by 2020 CAFE standards was announced recently, those in the know made clear that the Obama administration upcoming goal of 27.3 mpg by 2011 would not be hard for automakers to meet. In fact, the 2007 average was already 31.3, so the 2011 goal would not require any change in product lineup (more difficult changes are scheduled to come into effect down the