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Biden administration follows through with improved greenhouse gas emissions standards – a win for consumers and the climate

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) strengthened its August 5 proposal for greenhouse gas emissions standards in a final rule for vehicles manufactured between 2023-2026 The…

December 20, 2021

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CR to NHTSA: Good start, but there’s room for improvement

Consumer Reports filed formal comments with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, urging the agency to set stronger corporate average fuel economy standards that yield…

October 27, 2021

Consumer Reports’ comments to NHTSA’s New CAFE Standards for 2024-2026

Consumer Reports filed formal comments with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), along with 24,700 consumer petition signatures, in response to the agency’s proposal…

October 27, 2021

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Nevada becomes the 16th Clean Cars state, a win for consumers and the local economy

CARSON CITY, NV – Today Nevada has become the sixteenth state to adopt clean car standards following an 8 to 4 vote by the Nevada…

October 22, 2021

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Consumer Reports to testify at NHTSA hearing in favor of stronger fuel economy standards

Consumer Reports analysis of NHTSA’s proposal says the agency’s “Alternative 3” would restore almost all of the consumer benefits of the Obama-era CAFE standards CR…

October 13, 2021

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CR to EPA: Adopt stronger clean car standards, close automaker loopholes

In formal comments filed with EPA, Consumer Reports calls on agency to adopt standards that restore the consumer benefits of the 2012 clean cars rule…

September 28, 2021

Consumer Reports comments on EPA’s “Revised 2023 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards”

Consumer Reports filed formal comments with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with 19,042 consumer petition signatures, in response to the agency’s proposal for reducing…

September 28, 2021

Fact Sheet: Consumer Reports’ Analysis of EPA’s Vehicle Emissions Standards Proposal

On August 5 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking for greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light-duty trucks. In its…

September 27, 2021

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CR, consumers to testify at EPA hearing in favor of strong clean car standards

Consumer Reports analysis of EPA proposal says agency’s “Alternative 2” would be a better pathway back to Obama-era standards, saving consumers up to average of…

August 25, 2021

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Consumer Reports: White House lays out promising fuel economy and emissions plans for new vehicles, but must close loopholes

CR urges White House to deliver on promise of 60% emissions reduction by 2030 Government’s own analysis indicates stronger standards without loopholes would save consumers…

August 5, 2021

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