Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

US Carmakers Hit Record Gas Mileage, but Below Fuel Standard

U.S. automakers achieved a record average of 26 miles per gallon for vehicles made in the 2022 model year, but still fell short of current fuel standards, according to EPA data on Dec. 20.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
December 21, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Carmakers Fight Air Bag Recall That May Cost $10 Billion

Carmakers like General Motors and Ford are lobbying against an extraordinary push by U.S. regulators to force a recall of as many as 52 million air bag inflators.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
December 20, 2023
Government, Technology, Fuel

Stellantis Petitions to Void California Emissions Agreement

Stellantis NV, owner of the Jeep and Ram brands, is petitioning against emissions standards adopted by California and 13 other states that it says give competitors unfair advantages.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
December 7, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

Ford Says Strict Fuel Rules Will Cost It $1 Billion in Fines

Ford Motor Co. says it would face $1 billion in fines from 2027 to 2032 under stricter proposed average fuel economy rules that target SUV and truck manufacturers.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

Big Automakers: Future Fuel Economy Rules Unfairly Target Us

General Motors, Ford and Stellantis face a combined $10.5 billion in fines from 2027 to 2032 under stricter proposed average fuel economy rules, according to an estimate from their trade group.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
October 2, 2023
Business, Technology

Tesla to Supply Hilton Hotels With 20,000 EV Chargers

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is partnering with Tesla Inc. to install 20,000 universal electrical vehicle chargers at 2,000 of its hotels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
September 7, 2023
Government, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Ordered by NHTSA to Address New Issue Over Autopilot

Tesla is facing increased scrutiny from federal regulators over a possible work-around of monitoring meant to keep drivers’ hands on the wheel while using Tesla's Autopilot system.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
August 29, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Congress Wades Into Self-Driving Debate With New House Bills

Congress is wading into the debate over whether automakers should be allowed to sell more self-driving cars while manufacturers seek federal permission to expand testing of the technology.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
July 25, 2023
Government, Business, Safety

Carmaker Lobbying Group Pushes Back on EPA Pollution Plan

The Biden administration’s proposal to crack down on vehicle pollution with strict tailpipe emission limits isn’t achievable by 2032, according to an auto industry trade group.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
June 29, 2023
Government, Business, Technology

All Tesla Model 3s Now Eligible for Full $7,500 Tax Credit

All of Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 sedans are now eligible for the full U.S. tax credit under new criteria for battery sourcing set by the Treasury Department.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
June 6, 2023