Bloomberg Law
Oct. 19, 2017, 12:44 PM

Consumers Should Drive EPA Review of Climate Rule: Carmakers

Abby Smith
Abby Smith

Americans love their pickup trucks and SUVs. That’s why major U.S. automakers like Ford Motor Co., General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are telling the EPA they need more time and flexibility to comply with greenhouse gas limits for passenger cars.

The auto industry will be closely watching whether and how the Environmental Protection Agency factors in consumer trends as it reviews greenhouse gas standards for model year 2022-2025 cars and trucks. At the urging of the industry, Trump administration officials are reconsidering a decision made by the outgoing Obama EPA in January that would maintain the stringency of those ...

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