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Automakers Back Trump In California Suit Over Vehicle GHG Preemption

October 28, 2019
A coalition making up the vast majority of automakers including General Motors and Toyota is intervening on behalf of the Trump administration in litigation from California and environmentalists targeting the administration’s preemption of the state’s vehicle greenhouse gas and zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) rules. The industry move appears intended to put more pressure on the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to accept a more aggressive rollback of Obama-era standards that EPA and the Transportation Department (DOT) are developing. The litigation stance...


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