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CARB Advances 2025 Vehicle Emissions/Sales Program

For today’s story, the California state government is taking a hard stance of vehicle emission standards.

March 28, 2017
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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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The EPA Has Finalized 2025 Fuel Efficiency Standards

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Gina McCarthy has finalized a determination that the fuel efficiency rules instituted by President Barack Obama should be locked in through 2025.

Jan. 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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General Motors To Pay $100 Million To SUV Owners Over Misstated Mileage

The automaker says it discovered the error when it was preparing 2017 model-year labels.

May 23, 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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November 20: Volkswagen Emissions Crisis Deadline Approaches

Will Volkswagen have to pay the EPA $18 billon?

Nov. 16, 2015
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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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