Automakers Press NHTSA To Not Go Beyond EPA Vehicle GHG Plan

October 13, 2021
Automakers are pressing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to ensure its updated light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards do not require improvements beyond EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas limits, even as environmental groups are urging both agencies to impose rules stricter than their preliminary plans. The stances surfaced at an Oct. 13 public hearing on NHTSA’s fuel economy plan, offering a preview of upcoming formal comments to the agency. The pitches underscore ongoing questions about how closely the agencies will...

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