October 24, 2020

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    Nevada to adopt stricter car pollution standards like California

    Nevada’s governor on Monday said that his state plans to embrace California’s car pollution regulations, joining more than a dozen other states and pursuing against the Trump administration’s decision to weaken fuel efficiency standards. Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak said Nevada will start working on new regulations to boost the number of electric and zero-emission vehicles […]

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    Trump administration to roll back fuel efficiency standards

    The Trump administration announced Tuesday it is replacing Obama-era fuel efficiency standards with a plan that calls for significantly lower annual increases — performing what it called “the largest deregulatory initiative of this administration”. The opponents of the move say that it will have huge environmental consequences and weaken former President Barack Obama‘s plan to […]

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

    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 […]

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    Truck owners file lawsuit against Ford, alleging diesel emissions cheating

    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 […]

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    Automakers say U.S. fuel economy standards are not realistic

    Automaker trade groups informed U.S. regulators they need to revise fuel efficiency mandates authorized in the final weeks of the Obama administration as the costs would be difficult and the standards do not reflect how low-cost gas prices are impacting consumer demand, but they stopped short of requesting for a particular reduction in the requirements […]

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

    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 […]

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    Judge names Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case against Fiat Chrysler

    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 […]

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    EPA suspected FCA of using defeat device in November 2015

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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    Daimler says diesel emissions investigation could result in penalties, recalls

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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    Mercedes-Benz unsure about future of diesels in U.S.

    Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz USA chief stated the automaker has not decided whether to resume offering diesel vehicles in the United States. The German automaker is yet to be approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to offer 2017 model diesel automobiles. The EPA stated in September 2015 that it would examine all U.S. diesel automobiles […]

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    How much it will cost you to ship a 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 […]


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