November 20, 2012
The approved amendment, known as a 'deem to comply' measure, acknowledges that the federal vehicle standard satisfies California’s requirements.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, fuel economy standards, CAFE standards, emissions reduction
August 28, 2012
A total of 13 automakers have announced their support for the standards, according to the administration.
Tags: Regulations, NHTSA, fuel efficiency, Obama Administration, EPA, CAFE standards
June 14, 2012
Resale values have been high for the past two years-plus in the wake of the automotive industry’s 2009 downturn, but recent values haven’t been quite as strong in a number of vehicle categories. As for fleet vehicle segments that are retaining value, core 'fleet' sedans, have resale values that are staying strong.
Tags: SUV, resale value, luxury vehicle, Black Book, hybrid vehicles, mid-size vehicle, used vehicle sales, Ricky Beggs, compact car, CAFE standards
February 13, 2012
WASHINGTON – The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, whose membership consists of 12 automakers, proposed changes to the Obama administration's proposed 2017-2025 CAFE and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards, specifically how they are required to account for emissions reductions.
Tags: NHTSA, CAFE, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, EPA, CAFE standards
January 31, 2012
LOS ANGELES - Automotive Fleet contacted the California Air Resources Board to find out how these new standards will affect fleet orders and vehicle costs.
Tags: CARB, vehicle emissions standards, CAFE standards
January 19, 2012
CAMBRIDGE, MA - Knittel found that between 1980 and 2006, the average gas mileage of vehicles sold in the United States increased by slightly more than 15%. During that same period, though, average curb weight of those vehicles increased 26%.
Tags: fuel economy, CAFE standards, MIT
November 17, 2011
WASHINGTON - Public hearings on the new fuel-economy standards will take place in January in Detroit, in Philadelphia, and in San Francisco to allow further public input.
Tags: DOT, EPA, CAFE standards
November 14, 2011
In a survey of mostly Independent and Republican business owners, 78% of respondents said they are in favor of standards that require the auto industry to reduce carbon emissions on cars, light-duty trucks, minivans and SUVs.
Tags: small business owners, Small Business Majority, CAFE standards, fuel economy standards
September 28, 2011
WASHINGTON - The federal government is delaying the release of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards until mid-November, citing the need for additional time.
Tags: fuel economy, CAFE standards
July 29, 2011
WASHINGTON - The administration's new program proposes vehicle performance equivalent to 54.5 mpg or 163 grams/mile of CO2 by MY-2025.
Tags: fuel economy, fuel economy standards, CAFE standards, EPA, NHTSA
July 27, 2011
WASHINGTON – The White House’s press secretary announced in a statement that the President plans to announce proposed fuel-economy targets for model-year 2017-2025 cars and light-duty trucks on Friday, July 29.
Tags: fuel economy, fuel economy standards, CAFE standards
June 27, 2011
WASHINGTON - Administration officials met with representatives from Detroit’s Big Three automakers to discuss the plan for a CAFE standard for 2025 and determine the associated costs.
Tags: MPG, fuel economy standards, EPA, CAFE standards
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