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    Official: EPA proposes new Tier 3 emission rules, requiring cleaner cars and gasoline in 2017
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    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added a new word to the wider public lexicon today when it proposed new emission and fuel standards for cars and gasoline: Tier 3. This new regulation is "sensible" and will "significantly reduce harmful pollution, prevent thousands of premature deaths ...

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    Report: 54.5 MPG fuel rule negotiations were not harmonious
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    If you assumed that the federal mandate requiring automakers to reach the 54.5 miles per gallon corporate average fuel economy standard by 2025 was negotiated cordially and ended in a group hug, think again. Verbal fisticuffs and head butting would be more accurate descriptions, with members of ...

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    Report: CAFE standards upheld by U.S. appeals court
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    No dice, partner. Federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2012-16 were upheld this week by a U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., quashing efforts by certain industries and a number of states to overturn the mandate, The Detroit News reports. The standards, which have ...

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    Ceres defending 60-mpg CAFE standard for 2025, attacks Auto Alliance
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    With the proposed 56.2 mile per gallon corporate average fuel economy standards standards by 2025 under attack by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, there was a need for someone to defend high mpg calls. In stepped Ceres, a nonprofit that leads a coalition of organizations and public ...

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    Report: Report: Automakers airing ads attacking proposed 56 mpg fuel standard
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    Automakers are already on the attack against President Barack Obama's proposed 56 mpg corporate average fuel economy standards by 2025. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that automakers have launched a radio ad campaign against the proposed targets in seven states, including Michigan. The ads ...

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    Study: Improving fuel efficiency doesn't come cheap
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    With strong CAFE standards looming, automakers have suggested that building cars that can meet new guidelines will undoubtedly cost more. We've heard some numbers regarding increased costs thrown around and most are in the ...

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    Report: Obama kicks off drive to enact tough fuel economy standards through 2025
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    A year ago, the White House led the effort to get automakers' Corporate Average Fuel Economy to 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016. Although the number was eventually pegged at 34.1 mpg, it will actually be slightly lower because of other non-automotive credits that will be applied. One might have ...

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