President Trump Orders EPA Review of Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards

By | Dashboard Insights | March 20, 2017
One of the more aggressive steps taken by the Obama administration to reduce carbon emissions was to have the EPA set an ambitious target for Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards: 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.  In a release in the closing days of the administration, the EPA reaffirmed its commitment to this standard, citing the benefits of improved fuel economy versus the ability of automakers to hit these targets with manageable increases in vehicle costs. View Full Post
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Department of Transportation Releases Policy Guidance On Autonomous Vehicle Technology (Part II: State Government Guidance)

By | Dashboard Insights | September 29, 2016
In addition to its industry guidance, covered in the previous post, the DOT’s Policy Guidance for autonomous vehicle technologies also proposed a “model state policy” for regulating these new vehicles. View Full Post
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DOT Releases Policy Guidance On Autonomous Vehicle Technology (Part I: Industry Guidance)

By | Dashboard Insights | September 26, 2016
As automakers and their suppliers alike have been working through the issues confronting autonomous vehicles, they have been doing so with a giant blind spot: just how the federal government, which regulates almost every aspect of automotive design, was going to approach the question of standards for autonomous cars. View Full Post
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