July 08, 2020

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U.S. Department of Transportation

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U.S. rolls back fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday released the final rule which effectively weakens the federal government’s corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and CO2 emissions standards for model years 2021-2026 passenger cars and light trucks. The rule will require U.S. cars, pickup trucks […]

April 1, 2020
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U.S. DOT and EPA propose fuel economy standards for MY 2021-2026 vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a notice of proposed rulemaking, the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks (SAFE Vehicles Rule), which will effectively freeze federal fuel economy targets at 2020 levels. […]

August 3, 2018
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U.S. issues final draft of new emissions and fuel economy standards for heavy- and medium-duty vehicles

The U.S. announced new rules that would raise its fuel economy and emissions standards for heavy- and medium-duty vehicles, including school buses, delivery vans, garbage trucks and large long-haul tractor-trailers. Heavy vehicles represent only 5% of road traffic, but they account for a staggering 20% of carbon pollution from transportation. Without government action, the amount […]

August 17, 2016