GM Drops Support For Trump Auto Preemption, Backs EV-Focused Rules

November 23, 2020
General Motors is dropping its legal support of the Trump EPA’s rule preempting California’s vehicle greenhouse gas standards and is now seeking to align itself with environmental groups, the Golden State and the incoming Biden administration in support of national standards and “complementary policies” to electrify the passenger vehicle fleet. GM CEO Mary Barra announced the move in a Nov. 23 letter to major environmental groups that also commits the company to “an all-electric, zero emission future.” “To better foster...

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