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Consumer Reports calls on automakers to drop support for rollback of federal gas mileage standards

75,000 consumers join CR in petitioning GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and others to end their legal fight against state clean car authority WASHINGTON, D.C. —…

January 22, 2020

The Rise of the Crossover: The segment that’s really driving the auto industry’s sales

Over the past 20 years, a new type of vehicle called a ‘crossover’ has quietly taken over the automotive industry. Crossovers have grown from under…

December 19, 2019

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Consumer Reports and Minnesotans petition for Low- and Zero-Emission Vehicle standards

CR also submits public comments to state detailing consumer benefits, including nearly $9 billion in savings by adopting LEV SAINT PAUL, MN — Consumer Reports submitted public…

December 6, 2019

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Nevada plans action to protect consumers from the threat of worsening air pollution and fuel bills

RENO, NV — Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak today announced plans to begin the process of adopting ‘Low Emission Vehicle’ (LEV) standards for the state. Recent…

November 22, 2019

Comment to California Air Resources Board on Reforms to Clean Vehicle Rebate Program

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Program provides incentives for consumers to buy or lease low and zero emission vehicles, which is critical to reducing air pollution…

November 15, 2019

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New Consumer Reports analysis shows near-freeze of fuel economy rules would cost consumers $300 billion

Rolling back fuel economy requirements down to 1.5% annual increases would raise net cost per vehicle by $2,100 WASHINGTON, DC. — As the federal government…

November 13, 2019

As administration considers new plan to severely weaken vehicle pollution rules, several automakers align with plan to undermine Clean Air Act

This week, several major automakers revealed where they really stand when it comes to protecting consumers. General Motors, Toyota, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, among other…

November 1, 2019

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New survey of car buyers in Illinois shows widespread interest in electric cars, trucks, and SUVs 

Illinois drivers want greater access to vehicles with lower emissions, and support their state requiring more plug-in electric options SPRINGFIELD, IL — A new survey…

October 4, 2019

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Minnesota plan to adopt low and zero-emission vehicle standards is a win for consumers

SAINT PAUL, MN — Today, Governor Tim Walz directed Minnesota to begin the process of adopting ‘Low Emission Vehicle’ (LEV) standards, which would lower pollution…

September 25, 2019

National Drive Electric Week a great time to consider switching to an electric vehicle

National Drive Electric Week, September 14-22, 2019, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s growing availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits…

September 16, 2019

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