US opens probe of 4 automakers over California emissions pact

[ad_1] A deal announced in July increases fuel economy standards on autos sold in California; these conflicted with a White House plan to freeze mileage standards The US Department of Justice is probing California’s agreement with four automakers on fuel efficiency standards, automakers said Friday, while the Trump administration called on the state to spike […]

DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules

[ad_1] When the agreement was first announced in July, it was seen as a direct challenge to the Trump administration’s planned rollback of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, which would have held automakers to improve fuel economy to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. The paper’s sources claim the White House did not order the […]

Trump takes aim at automakers that ignored his emissions proposal

[ad_1] US President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base on August 21 US President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked automakers who ignored his advances and instead reached an agreement with California on future stricter emissions standards. Trump’s administration plans to relax current standards, while California, which is already applying […]