Weekly Focus

Automakers Call For Deal On Vehicle GHG Rules But Few Are Optimistic

August 09, 2018
Having initially urged the Trump administration to roll back Obama-era vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards, automakers are now pressing officials to cut a deal with California and its allies on any changes, though few observers expect that such a deal will materialize and instead are expecting a furious legal and political fight. As a result, the industry is facing significant uncertainty about the program's future, a posture that could create problems for looming supply chain planning and production...


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