EPA maybe leaning towards rejection of Obama vehicle fuel efficiency rules

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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 […]

GM CEO Mary Barra meets with U.S. regulators on fuel efficiency rules

Mary Barra

General Motors chairman and CEO Mary Barra met on Tuesday with U.S. regulative chiefs, weeks before the Trump administration prepares to decide whether to modify landmark fuel effectiveness requirements through 2025. After Reuters found out about the meetings, GM representative Pat Morrissey confirmed Barra had met the heads of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

Truck owners file lawsuit against Ford, alleging diesel emissions cheating

Ford logo in their auto plant

Ford Motor set up software that allowed its F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks to cheat at passing federal emissions tests, according to a lawsuit filed by truck owners on Wednesday, a claim the automaker called “baseless”. The lawsuit claims Ford manipulated the emissions system in infraction of federal requirements and the affected trucks released […]

EPA chief Scott Pruitt to treat diesel emissions cheating ‘very aggressively’

Scott Pruitt

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt said the agency needs to make sure Volkswagen’s excess diesel emissions is not duplicated, and will deal with inappropriate conduct by automakers “very aggressively.” Volkswagen confessed in September 2015 to illegally utilizing software application to avert emissions guidelines, since then the EPA has been investigating diesel issues […]

Judge names Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case against Fiat Chrysler

Elizabeth Cabraser

A federal judge in San Francisco has named legal representative Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case brought against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) by owners over accusations it bypassed diesel emission controls. Cabraser, a lawyer at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, likewise functioned as lead lawyer for owners in the Volkswagen diesel emissions case that resulted […]

EPA suspected FCA of using defeat device in November 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

U.S. regulators informed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in November 2015 that they presumed a few of the automaker’s vehicles were geared up with secret software allowing them to breach emission control standards, as per the e-mails revealed on Friday. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board alleged Fiat Chrysler in January […]

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

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

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 […]

U.S. plans to take legal action against Fiat Chrysler over excess diesel emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

The U.S. Justice Department prepares to submit a civil lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over excess diesel emissions as early as this week if no arrangement is reached with the Italian-American car manufacturer, 2 sources briefed on the matter stated on Wednesday. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in January alleged FCA of illegally […]

Daimler says diesel emissions investigation could result in penalties, recalls

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Daimler on Wednesday repeated that recent actions by United States authorities to examine diesel emissions pollution and so-called auxiliary emission control devices might cause substantial penalties and vehicle recalls. Numerous federal and state authorities, consisting of the U.S. Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with Stuttgart prosecutor in Germany are investigating the […]

2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan Rated at 32 MPG Combined by EPA

2017 Honda Civic Si sedan

The 2017 Honda Civic Si sedan doesn’t acquire any extra horse power over its predecessor, however it does gets a huge boost in fuel economy. The performance-oriented design has been rated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to accomplish 28/38/32 mpg (city/highway/combined). Honda revealed these information on its sales training website before EPA published it […]

How much it will cost you to ship a car?

cost to ship your car

Introduction Auto transport companies ship vehicles from one city to another, one state to another and even one country to another. Some reasons people need to ship a vehicle include: Individuals making a cross-country move Car collectors purchasing a classic car from out of state. Small businesses purchasing a small fleet of vehicles for local […]

California approves vehicle pollution regulations in rebuke to Trump administration

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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. […]

Donald Trump begins rollback of Obama’s vehicle pollution standards

Donald Trump

Donald Trump has started the procedure of rolling back carbon pollution standards for automobiles following a conference with automakers in Detroit, Michigan. Trump has directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review fuel performance standards that were an essential plank of Barack Obama’s effort to decrease greenhouse gas emissions. The relocation is a victory for […]