NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autosSept. 23
One key issue is the U.S. desire to strengthen rules of origin for cars and light trucks, which dictate how much of a vehicle's components must originate from within North America to qualify for tax free status.
California sets demands for emissions talks with automakers, White HouseSept. 22
California may reopen discussions on its greenhouse gas limits for cars and trucks for 2025, so long as automakers and the Trump administration embrace significantly tougher targets the state is seeking for later years.
Consumers Union wants mpg ratings for heavy-duty pickupsSept. 22
U.S. to tackle 'challenging' issues in next round of NAFTA talksSept. 21
U.S. study argues for tougher rules of origin under NAFTASept. 22
Seeking to bolster its case for tougher rules of origin under NAFTA, the Trump administration released a new study that shows U.S. value-added content is declining for manufactured goods imported from Mexico and Canada.
Uber stripped of license to operate in LondonSept. 22
NRDC calls for investments leading to 100 mpg fleetSept. 19
3rd-grader schools EPASept. 18
U.S. push for self-driving law exposes regulatory divideSept. 15
New U.S. policy on autonomous vehicles borders on neglectSept. 18
Too much regulation on a nascent industry could indeed stifle innovation. But a completely hands-off approach from the federal government will turn drivers on public roads into unwitting lab rats, and it could result in fatalities.
So much technology, so little progress?Sept. 10
Emissions Analytics has tested more than 500 vehicles in the U.S. since 2013, seeking to determine what trends in the automotive space actually have a meaningful impact on fuel economy and greenhouse-gas emissions.
NTSB finds Tesla Autopilot contributed to fatal crash, report saysSept. 11
The National Transportation Safety Board is expected to find that Tesla's Autopilot system was a contributing factor in a May 2016 Model S crash that killed a man in Florida while using the car's semi-autonomous driving system, Reuters reported, citing people briefed on the matter.