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US: EPA says fuel economy standard surpassed again

US: EPA says fuel economy standard surpassed again

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that automakers active on the US auto market managed, for the second year in a row, to pass the governmental threshold for raising gas mileage and reducing tailpipe emissions. According to a recent EPA report, the new cars and light trucks sold in the US […]

US: Obama wants more fuel-efficient trucks

US: Obama wants more fuel-efficient trucks

In a move that should reduce both the global climate change and consumer costs, President Barack Obama publicly expressed a goal of vastly improving the fuel-efficiency of both medium and heavy-duty hauling trucks. This is only one of the measures the US president plans to take, even when faced with […]

13 Major Automakers Approve Doubling Fuel-Efficiency by 2025

13 Major Automakers Approve Doubling Fuel-Efficiency by 2025

Yesterday, April 11th, the Public Works Committee and the Senate Environment held a confirmation hearing on the environmental regulations proposed by the Obama administration. Gina McCarthy, was the one who negotiated a deal with the major automakers, trying to convince them of the necessity of doubling fuel-efficiency standards to 54.5 […]