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12 U.S. States Band Together to Challenge Trump Administration’s Fuel Economy Penalty Freeze

12 U.S. States Band Together to Challenge Trump Administration’s Fuel Economy Penalty Freeze

A group of 12 states led by California and New York on Friday challenged the Trump administration’s decision to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requirements.

FutureCar Staff 2019-08-02 17:40 PT

As the Trump Administration Seeks to Rollback Nationwide Fuel Economy Standards, Automakers Strike Secret Deal with California to Keep Them in Place

As the Trump Administration Seeks to Rollback Nationwide Fuel Economy Standards, Automakers Strike Secret Deal with California to Keep Them in Place

Four of the world’s biggest automakers, Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have rebuffed the Trump administration's planned fuel economy rollback and have struck a deal with California to more closely adhere to the Obama era mandate of achieving 54.5 mpg by 2025.

Eric Walz2019-07-25 12:10 PT

Audi Turning to Green Factory to Manufacture EVs

Audi Turning to Green Factory to Manufacture EVs

Electric vehicles may be more efficient and produce less emissions than cars with internal combustion engines, but manufacturing the cars produces much more emissions. Audi’s looking to make manufacturing its EVs more friendly to the environment.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-11 03:00 PT

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Calls for National Fuel Economy Standard

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Calls for National Fuel Economy Standard

With a meeting involving Donald Trump, automakers, and CEOs on the horizon, GM’s Chairman Mary Barra expressed wishes for a national fuel economy standard.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-05-20 17:30 PT