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Amid the Coronavirus Crisis in the U.S., the Trump Administration Moves Forward on Rolling Back Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards

Amid the Coronavirus Crisis in the U.S., the Trump Administration Moves Forward on Rolling Back Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards

While the United States along with the rest of the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, which has already resulted in over 3,000 deaths in the U.S. and the virtual shutdown of the economy, President Trump is moving forward with plans to roll back fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.

Eric Walz2020-03-31 13:15 PT

Trump Administration Looks to Solidify Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

Trump Administration Looks to Solidify Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

The White House Office of Management and Budget received a final version of the Trump Administration’s plans to rollback strict fuel economy mandates set in place by the Obama administration.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-17 12:00 PT

Fuel Economy Regulations Causing Discord Between Automakers, Lawmakers

Fuel Economy Regulations Causing Discord Between Automakers, Lawmakers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been sued by 23 states over the government agency’s effort to revoke California’s ability to set its own car emissions rules.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-11-24 05:30 PT

EPA Threatens to Take Away Billions in Highway Funding Over Air Quality in California

EPA Threatens to Take Away Billions in Highway Funding Over Air Quality in California

The Trump administration has escalated its vehicle emissions feud with the state of California on Tuesday by threatening to withdraw billions of dollars in federal highway funds citing poor air quality in the state.

Eric Walz2019-09-24 17:00 PT

Trump Criticizes Automakers for Not Backing Fuel Economy Rollback

Trump Criticizes Automakers for Not Backing Fuel Economy Rollback

After some of the world’s biggest automaker reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, the White House is urging other automakers not to back the agreement.

FutureCar Staff 2019-08-21 11:05 PT

Head of the NHTSA to Resign Amid the Trump Administration’s Push to Rollback Fuel Economy Standards

Head of the NHTSA to Resign Amid the Trump Administration’s Push to Rollback Fuel Economy Standards

​The acting administrator of the National highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Heidi King will resign from her role on Aug 31, as the Trump administration looks to rollback fuel economy standards in the U.S.

Eric Walz2019-08-12 15:55 PT

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

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