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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:37 p.m.

In waiting for answers, automakers stick to Obama-era rules

For all the drama surrounding the Trump administration’s attempt to undo Obama-era fuel economy requirements, automakers are likely to stick to them until they get some answers.


Froma Harrop: Trump won’t win car-emissions battle

Other countries are setting rules for tighter fuel efficiency. California would actually be doing the industry a favor by pushing it to make products more competitive in other markets.


Obama’s EPA moves to preserve gas mileage requirements

The Environmental Protection Agency moved Friday to cement strict fuel economy requirements that force the auto industry to make new cars and trucks significantly more efficient, a decision that will …


Dodge truck owners accuse Chrysler of VW-like cheating

Allegations of cheating pollution standards have reached U.S. automakers as Chrysler was sued by consumers who said engines in some Dodge trucks were rigged to hide that emissions were as …


US average fuel economy at record high of 24.8 mpg

DETROIT – Fuel economy is at a record high as new technology helps vehicles lose weight and drive more efficiently. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the fuel economy of …


Hyundai, Kia reach $41.2m settlement with multiple states

South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. will pay $41.2 million to 33 states and the District of Columbia to settle an investigation into their fuel economy …


Fuel-economy rules threaten 1 million-plus U.S. jobs, study says

More than 1.1 million U.S. workers would lose their jobs because of tougher fuel-economy regulations coming next decade if prices at the gasoline pump remain low in America, a new …


U.S. says fuel economy likely won’t meet 2025 targets

The U.S. government said fuel economy of the nation’s fleet of cars and trucks won’t meet its targets in 2025 because low gas prices have changed the types of vehicles …


Ford hopes to introduce three-cylinder engine by 2013

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce its smallest engine by 2013, part of the race to improve fuel economy across the industry. Ford said Thursday it’s working …