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Automakers want to dial down EPA's 2025 goals, but energy advocates & consumers push back
Automakers want to dial down EPA's 2025 goals, but energy advocates & consumers push back

In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled bold, new fuel economy standards for the year 2025. With less than a decade to go before that deadline, automakers are now asking the EPA to lower the high bar it's set, but energy advocates and the general public have urged the agency to stay...Read More»

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Breaking: Many People Would Like A New Car For The Holidays

This may come as some surprise, but many of your friends and family members would like to receive a new car this holiday season. In fact, 65% of adults fall into this category. If that figure seems precise, that's because it is. The Auto Alliance polled 5,000 American consumers and discovered that...Read More»

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NHTSA's New Rules For 'Black Box' Recorders Debut September 1

Back in April, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would soon require "black boxes", or event data recorders, on all new cars sold in the U.S. by the 2015 model year. Such recorders can already be found on 91.6% of vehicles in America -- including all GM, Ford, and...Read More»

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Automakers Kill Ads Critical Of New Fuel Economy Standards

A trade association representing both domestic and foreign automakers has cancelled a two-week radio ad campaign critical of the Obama administration’s proposed fuel economy requirements for 2017 – 2025. The radio spots, funded by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM), were to...Read More»

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Labor Union Alliance, Including UAW, Backs Higher Fuel Economy Rules

The BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership between environmental organizations and labor unions (including the United Auto Workers), is strongly supporting the current administration’s push for stricter fuel economy standards. The Obama administration is considering increasing Corporate Average...Read More»

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Texting While Driving? Just Say No, Say Automakers

Texting is a permanent part of digital life today, but that doesn't make it safe. And the data on texting while driving is truly frightening: A study of truck drivers by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute showed their risk of a crash or near-crash event was 23 times as high when the driver was...Read More»

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