October 27, 2020

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    Ford, Volkswagen to stay neutral on challenges to new vehicle emissions rules

    Four major automakers will remain neutral by taking no position on legal challenges to the Trump administration’s decision to weaken Obama-era fuel economy standards but want to weigh in on any court fix, according to a document read by Reuters. The Trump administration in March finalized a rollback of U.S. vehicle emissions standards to require […]

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    Volvo Cars in talks with California to reach emissions deal

    Volvo Cars confirmed that it is in talks with California to reach a voluntary emissions agreement. Mary Nichols, who heads the California Air Resources Board, revealed earlier Volvo planned to join Ford Motor, Honda Motor, BMW AG and Volkswagen AG . In July, the four struck an agreement with California to embrace emissions standards that were more strict than the Trump […]

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    EPA maybe leaning towards rejection of Obama vehicle fuel efficiency rules

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to use a Virginia car dealership on Tuesday as the setting to tout its rejection of the Obama administration’s landmark vehicle fuel efficiency regulations. This move can put automakers in the middle of a battle between the Trump administration and California. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt prepares to […]

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    California Plans To Ban Gasoline Vehicles By 2040

    Phil Ting, a California state assembly member, and chair of the state’s budget plan committee, prepares to introduce a bill that, starting in 2040, would only permit the DMV to register cars that don’t emit carbon dioxide, according to Bloomberg’s report. That could suggest electric vehicles, however it could also suggest automobiles working on hydrogen […]

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    Volkswagen gets approval from California for clean vehicle infrastructure plan

    California regulators provided Volkswagen the consent on Thursday to start broadening clean vehicle infrastructure throughout the state, after dispute over whether the German automaker’s plan would do enough to assist disadvantaged communities. The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously to authorize the 30-month, $200 million plan, the first tranche of $800 million that Volkswagen has […]

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    U.S. regulators approve repair for 326,000 Volkswagen diesels

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board approved a repair for 326,000 Volkswagen diesel cars, the companies and the automaker stated. The repair will include hardware and software upgrades, consisting of replacing an emissions catalyst however will lower vehicle fuel economy scores by as much as 2 miles per gallon. The world’s […]

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    Software update can resolve Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. diesel issue

    Fiat Chrysler thinks a software update can resolve U.S. regulators’ contention that its diesel automobiles are producing excess emissions, a legal representative for the company stated at a court hearing on Wednesday. The legal representative confessed no wrongdoing by the Italian-American car manufacturer, nevertheless. The Justice Department submitted a civil fit on Tuesday alleging Fiat […]

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    FCA plans to modify 104,000 U.S. diesel vehicles

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles prepares to update software that it anticipates will solve the issues of U.S. regulators about excess emissions in 104,000 older diesels, the automaker stated on Friday. The company likewise stated that it had officially looked for approval to offer two 2017 diesel models after months of talks and testing. The software upgrade […]

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    Major automakers want California to revise Volkswagen charging station strategy

    Significant automakers and other groups are opposing the way Volkswagen wants to spend $2 billion on electric automobile facilities and jobs, as part of the German automaker’s atonement for diesel emissions scandal. Volkswagen prepares to set up numerous EV charging stations nationwide as part of the 10-year strategy. About $800 million of the overall will […]

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    California approves vehicle pollution regulations in rebuke to Trump administration

    California on Friday challenged the Trump administration’s method to vehicle pollution, approving standards that the White House stated still require review and establishing a potential face-off between federal and state regulators. California Governor Jerry Brown and other state authorities have pledged to lead the defense of environmental and other typically liberal factors against Donald Trump. […]

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    Volkswagen announces U.S. electric vehicle infrastructure unit

    Volkswagen Group of America informed a U.S. subsidiary that will handle $2 billion in investments in zero no emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and awareness programs over years as part of a court settlement on its known diesel emissions. Volkswagen said the unit plans to set up over 500 charging stations in the country, consisting of […]

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