Latest EPA ‘Trends’ Report Bolsters Calls For Stronger Auto GHG Rules

January 7, 2021
EPA’s latest annual fuel economy “trends” report is showing a decline in the fuel efficiency of new vehicles for the first time in several years, bolstering calls for aggressive action by the incoming Biden administration to re-strengthen greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards rolled back under President Donald Trump. The Jan. 6 report comes amid expectations that the Biden administration will treat vehicle standards as a top priority, perhaps starting with efforts to reaffirm state GHG and zero-emission vehicle rules,...

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