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2011-08-10 12:25:00

The White House introduced a new set of efficiency standards on Tuesday that requires medium and heavy-duty trucks to have better fuel economy. According to the White House, the new rules will save $50 billion in fuel costs from 2014 to 2018 and will reduce oil imports by 530 million barrels. The government said that the new standards will also cut greenhouse gas emissions by about 270 million tons. One of the new rules will require engine manufacturers to increase efficiency and another...

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2010-05-21 08:40:00

President Barack Obama plans to unveil a new national policy on fuel efficiency and vehicle emissions on Friday, and is pushing for support in the development of electric cars. The policy is directed toward medium- and heavy-duty trucks produced between 2014 and 2017. The policy is based on guidelines put into effect last year for light-duty trucks and cars. Obama's policy calls for automakers, the Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency to work together to...

2009-09-15 15:18:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from the National Automobile Dealers Association: "NADA strongly supports continuous improvements in fuel economy for passenger vehicles and light trucks pursuant to a single national standard. A single, national fuel economy standard is the best way to meet America's greenhouse gas and energy security challenges. However, NADA is concerned that the Administration has chosen a needlessly complicated and...

2009-03-27 09:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by John McEleney, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association, regarding the Model Year 2011 fuel economy standard: "By setting a fuel economy standard higher than what California regulators have proposed, the Obama administration today removed the last argument for state-by-state regulation of fuel economy. The structure of California's program -- with its exemptions for major automakers, its...

2005-07-13 13:31:35

By Leonard Anderson SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California air-quality regulators are considering a requirement that big-rig trucks install computer systems to pinpoint on-the-road emissions problems, a move that could spur a change in federal rules. The California Air Resources Board, or ARB, is expected to vote on July 21 on what would be the first such regulations in the United States for heavy-duty trucks, and the federal Environmental Protection Agency is likely to approve a similar...


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