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    As the model starts quietly trickling onto dealer lots at a time when most Americans are scared to leave the house, the Environmental Protection Agency has gotten around to testing the model's full range. Two three-cylinder engines and two transmissions are on tap. Let's take a look. As we told...
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    General Motors' Arlington Assembly in Texas has made the EPA's top 100 green power users list. It hit number 76 on the list that recognizes the cleanliness of the power that powers the facility. "Receiving this recognition from the EPA is a true honor for the men and women at Arlington Assembly...
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    Staff at the Environmental Protection Agency had major disagreements over the decision to rollback corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for the coming years, according to documents released last week. The matter echoes an event in May where science advisers for the EPA claimed the...
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    Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said the United States needs a single standard for fuel efficiency for cars and trucks on Tuesday. It's a sentiment shared by Mary Nichols, head of California Air Resources Board, but it's likely to put the two at odds...
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    Following Andrew Wheeler's appointment as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, he extended an invitation to the California Air Resources Board to discuss emission regulations - a matter which former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt seemed less inclined to discuss with the state...
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    In its pursuit of slacking fuel economy standards, the EPA has sent a proposal to the White House Office of Management and Budget seeking to hinder California's ability to set its own greenhouse gas emissions standards. California's size and its assertion that it will continue to require...
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    Several science advisers for the Environmental Protection Agency claim the agency has ignored its own research in order to rationalize the push to relax corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) targets. A group within the Science Advisory Board has recommended reviewing the EPA's justifications...
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    Despite pressuring Donald Trump to lower corporate fuel economy mandates since practically day one of his presidency, automakers are now urging caution. The U.S. Transportation Department has drafted a proposal that would freeze vehicle requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, the Environmental...
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    Here today, gone tomorrow, back the next day. That's basically the recent history of the Chevrolet Sonic, which formed the basis of a Wall Street Journal report earlier this spring. Chevrolet's subcompact hatch and sedan could end production by the end of the year, the report stated, and the...
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    America's gas war is heating after 17 states, as well as the District of Columbia, filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to redefine U.S. vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency rules through 2025. In April, EPA chief Scott Pruitt said the existing standards for...
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    Unlike Ford, which wants everyone to know that small cars aren't something it's very interested in building, General Motors is keeping its product cards much closer to its chest. Still, loose-lipped sources were abuzz this spring, informing various outlets that GM might be going the same route...
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    During the Trump administration's year-long quest to roll back Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) targets, it attempted to give automakers in violation of the current standards a break by delaying the scheduled increase of penalties. The logic here is that the federal government is...
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    Chevrolet says that changes to EPA rules won't change its fuel economy strategy. The EPA said earlier this month that it was going to roll back previous emissions rules that meant automakers needed to improve fuel economy significantly by 2025. There are new standards coming, but they are...
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    Rumors are flooding in that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt will sign a declaration upending the Obama-era fuel economy regulations any day now. New details have emerged claiming Pruitt plans to visit a Chevrolet dealership in Virginia to publicly condemn the...
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    Just weeks ahead of the Trump administration's announcement on whether or not to revise fuel efficiency standards, GM's CEO has met with officials at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Transportation Department. According to GM spokesperson Pat Morissey, who spoke to Reuters, Barra...
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    Low-octane gasoline. It was great for the detuned boat anchors found under the hoods of 1970s Malaise-era barges, because you weren't having fun, anyway. The future of gasoline-powered vehicles is all about high-compression engines and ever-stricter environmental regulations, meaning gasoline...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has abandoned the 54.5-mpg CAFE Standard. Although automakers have the tools to meet the 54.5-mpg corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) Standard originally set for the 2025 model year, the increase in SUV and crossover sales points to the industry...
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