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California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards; Heavy-Duty Tractor-Trailer Greenhouse Gas Regulations: Notice of Decision

Notice of Decision: The Environmental Protection Agency is granting the California Air Resources Board’s request for a waiver of Clean Air Act preemption to enforce provisions of its Heavy-Duty Tractor-Trailer Greenhouse Gas Regulations.


NADA Economist: CAFE Impact Far Greater than Previous Regs

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Renewable Fuel Standard Before Senate Ag Committee

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Fuel Testing Standards for Ethanol Industry

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EPA Renewable Fuel Standard for 2013


EPA Revising C-Max Estimates

The EPA is revising estimates for the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, with plans for updating its fuel economy labeling regulation. EPA tested the C-Max after receiving consumer complaints that the vehicle did not achieve the label values of 47 miles per gallon (mpg) for highway, city, and combined driving. The new fuel economy estimates for Ford Read More »


New York AG Urges EPA Action on Tier 3 Fuel Standards

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman is leading 15 cities and states to urge the EPA to act more quickly on Tier 3 motor vehicle and fuel standards, proposed in March. The state and local governments are pressing the EPA to finalize the rule on schedule, by the end of 2013.


EPA Proposed Renewable Fuel Standards, Volumes Proposed in 2012 and 2013


EPA Proposed Renewable Fuel Standards, 2013 Volumes


Proterra Electric Bus Passes FTA Test

Proterra’s EcoRide BE35 battery-electric zero-emission commercial transit bus has become the first heavy-duty electric transit bus to pass the Federal Transit Administration’s Altoona bus testing. The testing process simulates 12 years of vehicle life and performance of transit buses. The EcoRide BE35 also tested at the highest fuel economy (22 mpg average) and lowest noise Read More »


Heavy Duty Truck Emissions Standards


Heavy Duty Truck Fuel Consumption Standards


Renewable Fuel Standards, Proposed Values for 2012


Public Opinion: 60-mpg Fuel Efficiency Standards by 2025


Public Opinion: Impact of Higher Fuel Efficiency Standards by 2025


CAFE Standards vs. Fuel Economy 1970-2010