Thursday, September 21, 2017

fuel efficiency

President Donald Trump tours the American Center of Mobility, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Ypsilanti Township, Michigan. From left are, GM CEO Mary Barra, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, Trump, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, Ford CEO Mark Fields, and Fiat Chrysler Sergio Marchionne. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JILL COLVIN YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration will re-examine federal requirements governing the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks, moving forcefully against Obama-era environmental regulations that Trump says are stifling economic growth. ...
In this Thursday, July 16, 2015, photo, a customer re-fuels her car at a Costco in Robinson Township, Pa.

The U.S. government has issued a report on fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for U.S. cars and trucks that were first established in 2012. The report Monday kicked off a two-year review process leading to a government decision on ...
In this Thursday, July 16, 2015, photo, a customer re-fuels her car at a Costco in Robinson Township, Pa.

BY DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government says the nation’s cars and trucks are well on their way to meeting fuel economy and emissions standards set for 2025, but cheaper gas prices could ultimately lower ...
In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, the Chevrolet Bolt EV debuts at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Automakers now say hybrid and electric vehicles perform better than gas-powered vehicles.

BY TOM KRISHER NEW YORK (AP) — When Toyota aired a Super Bowl television ad featuring a surprisingly quick Prius gas-electric hybrid eluding police, it marked a turning point for the auto industry. For years, automakers pushed fuel efficiency to ...
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