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Automakers, Parts Suppliers at Odds Over EPA Emissions Standards

Sept. 6, 2017, 7:59 PMUpdated: Sept. 6, 2017, 10:56 PM

Automakers and the companies that supply their equipment are at odds over the EPA’s suggestion that it could revamp greenhouse gas emissions limits for model year 2021 passenger cars and trucks.

Major automobile manufacturing groups like the Alliance for Automobile Manufacturers, which represents the Ford Motor Co., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors, BMW, and others, have urged the Environmental Protection Agency to ease compliance with the emissions limits for 2021 vehicles.

That puts automakers at odds with the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, which represents manufacturers and suppliers of auto equipment. The suppliers group warns that ...