fuel economy standards

Canada won't sign on to U.S. fuel standards for the first time in two decades, a decision made after they were loosened by President Donald Trump.
“The idea we’re going to roll back the auto standards is absurd," the governor said in Washington.
Strong, smart fuel efficiency policies will help put money back into the pockets of consumers and truckers from savings at the pump, while giving the U.S., and our planet, an extended breath of fresh air.
This June, as part of the rule, there is a "Mid-term Review" where the government has to review the standards, decide to strengthen, weaken or just reaffirm them. As we approach this review, it is appropriate that we separate truth from fiction.
The debate over Keystone shouldn't end in a standoff between the environment and jobs. It is about the kind of future we want to embrace.
Thanks in large part to fuel economy standards on the federal level and clean car standards in California, the average fuel economy of new cars hit an all-time high of 24.8 mpg in 2013.
2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgMy nonprofit group, Ceres, has been working closely with Ford and GM for many years as the companies have taken their sustainability journey.
President Obama is clearly committed to confronting climate change, but prompting him to move forward will require all our
Gina McCarthy has been tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, and given her track record of protecting America's families from toxic pollution, her confirmation will help us all breathe easier.
We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.
Some 32,367 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2011. That's nearly 100 a day dying on our nation's highways, yet any apparent outrage remains muted at best.
Under the plan, customers will receive a debit card that will reimburse them for the difference in fuel economy, and an extra
The fact is, over the last four years we have begun to transform our energy system, cut greenhouse gas emissions and create new jobs through energy innovation. But much more has to be done.
History tells us there are no winners in wars over oil, but there are certainly a lot of losers. History also tells us that we are smart enough to innovate our way to a more sustainable future.
The 54.5 miles per gallon fuel-efficiency standards announced today will double the average fuel efficiency of all vehicles on the road by 2025. Not only is this "change we can believe in" -- it's also the most significant measure to get off oil by any U.S. president in four decades.
Today ushers in a new era for American drivers. Soon we will save thousands of dollars every year at the gas pump. Car buyers will be able to choose from hundreds of models that combine fuel-efficiency, high performance and safety. And workers will find half a million new jobs building the cars of future.
The event will focus on the economic impact of creating clean car technology, including electric cars, according to an invitation
A new car in 2025 will go twice as far on a gallon of gasoline than a 2012 model does now, if automakers comply with new
But the role of federal environmental regulators and the state of California -- a leader in efforts to reduce emissions -- in
Encouraging the auto industry to adhere to higher standards and pursue hybrid technology will reduce our dependence on all oil. Drill, baby, drill? No. Think, baby, think.