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Trump Takes Action On Auto Industry Standards

President Donald Trump visited Michigan and made an announcement.

March 15, 2017
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EPA Plans To Review Its Methods For Detecting Vehicle Emissions Fraud

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General said it plans to review whether or not the agency’s internal controls are effective at detecting vehicle emissions fraud, according to a report by Reuters.

March 13, 2017
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Automaker CEOs Urge Trump To Revisit 2025 Fuel Efficiency Rules

President Donald Trump is being urged by many automaker CEOs to revisit a decision made by the Obama administration to lock in vehicle fuel efficiency rules through 2025.

Feb. 13, 2017
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Trump’s EPA Administrator Nomination Could Bring Dramatic Changes

As Oklahoma’s attorney general, Scott Pruitt has fought against what he considers overreach by the federal government on environmental regulations, health care and immigration. He is now in line to rule over the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), one of his frequent targets.

Dec. 12, 2016
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Report: EPA Maintains Push For 50+ MPG

In what is being called by some to be an unexpected move, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to maintain its target goal to push for greater fuel economy requirements for automakers.

Dec. 6, 2016
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VW Diesel Scandal Cost Hits $15 Billion

The Volkswagen AG CEO said the automaker has a lot of work to do in order to regain the trust of the American People.

June 28, 2016
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Mitsubishi Admits To Cheating On Fuel Economy Tests

Last week, Mitsubishi admitted it cheated on fuel economy tests related to 625,000 vehicles for 25 years.

April 27, 2016
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U.S. Government Expands VW Probe Under Bank Fraud Law

The government is using the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (Firrea), a 1989 law used in investigating large financial institutions…

March 9, 2016
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U.S. And California Regulators Reject VW’s Proposal For Fixing Diesel Engines

This specific rejection only affects 2-liter diesels, while the proposal for fixing 3-liter models is due for evaluation by CARB next month.

Jan. 12, 2016
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VW Offers Amnesty To Employees Who Reveal Information About Emissions Scandal

Last week, VW CEO said the company “will stop at nothing and nobody” to uncover the full truth.

Nov. 13, 2015
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The Impact Of VW’s Emissions Deception Continues To Unfold

The VW scandal is going to impact more than just Volkswagen. The EPA could change up its emissions testings procedures because of the situation with VW. Do you think that this could be problematic for dealers?

Sept. 28, 2015
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EPA Announces Sweeping Changes To Diesel Emissions Testing

Regulators are adding more spot-checks to cars already on the road as part of the toughening of U.S. environmental protection. The EPA wants to take a closer look at all diesel cars amidst the VW scandal.

Sept. 28, 2015
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