How Honda Got An Impala To Meet EPA Regs When GM Said It Couldn't Be Done

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The biggest carmaker in the world today, Volkswagen, cheated to comply with strict EPA emissions regulations. Back in the 1970s, the biggest carmaker in the world, GM, had a different strategy: claim the EPA’s standards could not be met. It looked like it would work, until little Honda stepped in with one of the boldest challenges to the status quo in the history of the automotive industry.

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Shiftright
Shiftright

Typical GM ignorance and arrogance that let to its bankrupcy and the malaise of the 70’s and 80’s. Honestly, I don’t know how GM didn’t go bankrupt so much sooner with unequivocla crap they were making back then.