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

Consumer Reports continues to urge automakers to stop support for an initiative that will cause U.S. consumers to lose hundreds of billions of dollars.   …

September 1, 2020

CR letter to EPA in support of updating vehicle test fuel procedures

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering a proposal to adjust its greenhouse gas emissions test procedures to account for the switch from Tier 2…

August 20, 2020

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Distorting federal showerhead standards is wasteful and unnecessary

Showerhead standards are saving consumers money on water and heating while meeting their needs WASHINGTON — The Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing a rule…

August 12, 2020

CR joins 40 organizations in urging Congress to invest in public transit and electrifying the transportation sector in upcoming stimulus package

Consumer Reports joined 40 organizations this week in urging members of Congress to fortify transit service and infrastructure for frontline workers, and invest in electrifying…

July 23, 2020

Appliance standards are saving consumers money while meeting their needs

Thanks to smart federal standards, consumers have access to many appliances that not only score well on Consumer Reports tests and achieve high levels of…

July 23, 2020

CR letter to Senate HSGAC in opposition to REINS Act

Description: CR letter to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, in opposition to S. 92, the so-called Regulations from the Executive in Need of…

July 21, 2020

Consumer Reports comments on California’s Clean Transportation Program plan to fund charging infrastructure for multifamily dwellings

These comments were submitted as part of CR’s role as a member of the Clean Transportation Program Advisory Committee for the California Energy Commission. Our…

July 15, 2020

Lyft announcement on electrification shows why consumers need stronger state standards

Lyft, Inc. wants every vehicle on its platform to be gas-free and all-electric by 2030. This would mean that, by 2030, when a Lyft customer…

July 15, 2020

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Consumer Reports tells EPA to make motor vehicle emissions tests more accurate

Not accounting for the new test fuel would create a costly loophole WASHINGTON, DC — Consumer Reports is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

July 13, 2020

CR joins coalition in applauding Nevada for launching Clean Cars Standards initiative

Consumer Reports joined a coalition of consumer, business, industry, science, public health and environmental advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Steve Sisolak for beginning the process…

June 23, 2020

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