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California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates

For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other states are getting…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates

For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other states are getting…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Will Automakers Fight In Trump’s War On California? (Maybe Not)

President Donald Trump is officially waging legal war against California over vehicle emissions, the other war (trade war) is forever, General Motors may have screwed Ford and Fiat Chrysler, and so much more going on in The Morning Shift for Thursday, September 19, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trump’s Attempt To Rollback Full Efficiency Standards Is Blowing Up In His Face: Report

The Trump Administration’s attempts to scale back Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions regulations isn’t going smoothly lately, with much of the auto industry rejecting the proposal, the State of California ignoring the proposal, and even the EPA is reportedly struggling to scientifically justify said proposal. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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There Is No Hybrid Future At GM And Volkswagen

As automakers around the globe lean on hybrids as a way to enable compliance with fuel consumption and emissions standards, two of the world’s leading manufacturers have decided to completely scrap that genre of vehicle from their lineup. General Motors and Volkswagen aren’t here to play: they’re going fully electric.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM Prepares to Get Dunked On at the Democratic Debates in Detroit

The Democratic debates in Detroit promise to take on problems in the auto industry, car sales might still be plummeting, and the world is still a tough place for low-emissions and autonomous vehicles. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, July 30, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM Prepares to Get Dunked On at the Democratic Debates in Detroit

The Democratic debates in Detroit promise to take on problems in the auto industry, car sales might still be plummeting, and the world is still a tough place for low-emissions and autonomous vehicles. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, July 30, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Four Automakers Ignore Trump and Reach a Compromise with California Over Emissions Standards

The Trump administration’s ongoing battle with California over its ability to set its own auto emissions standards is heating up once again, with the state and four automakers ignoring threats to scale back progressive standards at the national level and striking a compromise.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trump’s Proposed Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards Remains a Total Nightmare for Automakers

Trump wants to soften the Obama-era rise in fuel efficiency standards, even though no one else really wants it, including automakers, the state of California, economists, and, now, governors representing 57 percent of the American economy. Who’s this for, anyway? Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ford Is Under Criminal Investigation Over Emissions

Ford revealed today that it was under criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice over its emissions certification process, which, on the surface at least, is reminiscent, of course, of Dieselgate. But Ford says defeat devices are not involved, though they “cannot predict the outcome” of the case.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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