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    Breaking: EPA grants waiver to California's Clean Cars Program

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has granted a waiver to California's vehicle emissions standards, according to a statement released by the California Clean Cars Campaign. The campaign coalition supports California's comprehensive Clean Cars Program, which is targeted at reducing ...

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    Report: Policymakers cite reduced safety as a reason not to adopt 54.5 mpg CAFE standards

    Yesterday, a House of Representatives panel kicked off a hearing to review the Obama Administration's fuel economy standards of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Today, U.S. regulators, including officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental ...

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    Report: House kicks off review of Obama's 54.5 mpg CAFE rule this week

    Today, a House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing to review the Obama Administration's ambitious fuel economy standards of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. The hearing – a response by Republicans concerned over the economic impact of the fuel efficiency guidelines – is ...

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    How the 54.5 mpg CAFE standard will really equal 40 mpg in the real world

    First there was 62 miles per gallon, then 56.2 mpg, then 54.5 mpg, and now we could be looking at 40 mpg for Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) in 2025. What's that you say, you thought 54.5 was the official number? That's true, but that official target has a lot of federal incentive credits ...

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    Report: With 2025 CAFE rules, gas engines will remain king

    Automakers (except for Volkswagen and Daimler) have shown strong support for the 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard of 54.5 miles per gallon. So, it's time to start gearing up for an onslaught of plug-in vehicles, right? Wrong, says some industry experts. The standards announced ...

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    Study: Auto engineers skeptical of meeting 2025 CAFE targets... are you?

    Most automakers have come out to support the new 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy target of 54.5 miles per gallon. Engineers, however, aren't so sure we're ready to hit that number. Despite a stamp of approval from the Union of Concerned Scientists, the folks that design and build the actual ...

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    Hydrogen-powered salt flat racer concept fleshed out, complete with goldfish

    BMWDesignworksUSA Hydrogen Salt Flat Racer - Click above to enlarge
    Remember the 5th Annual LA Auto Show Design Challenge from a few months back? Designers put pen to paper (or, probably more accurately, mouse to mouse pad) in an effort to imagine what eco-friendly racecars would be like in the ...

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    Significantly lower car fuel use in Germany by 2025

    The German Mineraloelwirtschaftverband (MWV for short) predicts a drop by nearly a quarter in gasoline and diesel demand in the next 20 years. The consumption of gasoline usage for road traffic alone is predicted to fall by 42 percent by 2024, while diesel usage would decline by only 12 percent ...


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