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Obama Fuel Efficiency

Obama Turns Attention To Fuel Efficiency

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering a new round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by March ...

Environmental Activist: Obama's Silence On Climate Change Is Good For Climate

The Huffington Post | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green

After the Obama administration issued new rules in August that required automakers to nearly double the fuel efficiency of their cars and trucks by 20...

Obama Fuel Regulations Mean Dramatic Changes For Cars

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has finalized regulations that will force automakers to nearly double the average gas mileage of all new ...

U.S. Fuel Economy: Past, Present and Future

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.16.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

OK, amidst the discussion of rising gas prices, we have some good news on the car front. The average mpg for cars sold in the United States is on an upward climb, and has been for a while.

Obama Administration Proposes Doubling Auto Fuel Economy By 2025

Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

By John Crawley WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Obama administration proposed on Wednesday doubling auto fuel efficiency to 54.5 miles per g...

President Obama Announces New Fuel Standards For Heavy Vehicles

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Fire trucks and concrete mixers, semis, heavy-duty pickups and all trucks in between will, for the first time, have to trim fuel co...

Moving Beyond Oil and Stopping a Bad Bill

Michael Brune | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

With all the attention on the debt-ceiling, it was easy to miss some of the other news coming from Washington. The White House announced a proposed fuel-efficiency standard for passenger cars and trucks of 54.5 miles per gallon.

Obama To Approve Fuel Efficiency Standards

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green

President Obama is close to a deal with automakers on proposed plans to introduce new fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks from 2017-20...

Is 56.2 The Magic Number For Fuel Efficiency?

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is telling American automakers that it would like cars and light trucks to average 56.2 miles per gallon b...

Fuel Efficiency Standards: Obama Directs Government To Set First-Ever Mileage And Pollution Limits For Big Trucks

AP | ERICA WERNER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is setting the nation's sights on vehicles that run on half the fuel they now use and give off half the poll...

Obama Fuel Efficiency Memorandum: President Aims For Better Mileage Years Into Future

AP | ERICA WERNER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama directed the government Friday to set the first-ever mileage and pollution limits for big trucks and to tigh...

HuffPost's Dave Burdick On Wind Turbines, Obama's Fuel Rules, And Peeing In Old Faithful

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Huff TV

Huffington Post Green Editor Dave Burdick weighed in on this week's green winners and losers over on Current.com. Topics included bird-friendly wind ...

Obama To Let States Set Emissions Regulations

nytimes.com | JOHN M. BRODER and PETER BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will direct federal regulators on Monday to move swiftly on an application by California and 13 other states to s...