The EPA rates your car’s fuel economy through a driving cycle on a dyno meant to replicate city and highway driving. Sure. OK. But I don’t get why they don’t also rate your car, like, exactly in actual highway driving.
Derive Systems, parent company to popular aftermarket tuners Bully Dog and SCT, has been awarded a civil penalty of $300,000 for manufacturing and distributing over 363,000 products that violate the Clean Air Act. In addition to the penalty, Derive Systems will be forced to spend as much as $6.25 million in order to…
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If you’re looking for the cattiest reporting on fuel economy regulation, you’ve come to the right place. This is the Morning Shift for August 15, 2018.
The fuel economy fight is happening, Toyota is (still) making a lot of money, Buick is in the news, and more. Welcome to The Morning Shift. It’s Friday!
Emissions rules to cover all 50 states, automaker profits getting hit by new steel and aluminum prices and Volvo’s having a rough time with investors. These stories and more on The Morning Shift for Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
President Trump’s plan to rollback Obama-era fuel economy targets is set to be unveiled this week, and if a new report from Bloomberg is accurate, that’ll include a revocation of California’s authority to set its own auto emission standards. For automakers, it’s their worst fear come alive.
A federal court issued a stay on Wednesday on the EPA’s new policy of tacitly allowing unchecked numbers of heavy-duty trucks that skirt emissions rules by using older powertrains in new bodies.
A slate of environmental groups on Tuesday filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency to reverse a decision that allows certain trucks to vastly exceed emissions standards by using so-called glider kits.
A United State Court of Appeals in New York just blocked the Trump Administration’s attempt to continue delaying penalties associated with automakers failing to meet federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy targets.
A Chevrolet dealership in Chantilly, Virginia has reportedly cancelled a planned event hosting EPA Chief Scott Pruitt tomorrow in a claimed effort to avoid the Chevy brand being associated with an expected announcement about the government rolling back Obama-era emissions standards and California’s right to set its…
Here’s a familiar tale if you’ve followed the current administration in the White House. Former President Barack Obama tried to close an absurd loophole in federal law that would allow certain trucks to vastly (and we mean vastly) exceed emission standards. Current President Donald Trump—thanks to political…
Within days of Volkswagen’s admission in September 2015 that it purposely installed software on diesel vehicles to deceive regulators during vehicle emissions tests, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency turned its attention elsewhere to one of America’s own car companies—Fiat Chrysler.