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Ghosn charged, more ultra-fast chargers, EPA rollbacks: Today's Car News

GHOSN CHARGED, MORE ULTRA-FAST CHARGERS, EPA ROLLBACKS: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

As world leaders gather at a climate conference in Poland, the U.S. EPA proposes new looser standards for coal plants. A VW executive...

EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

EPA ROLLS BACK EMISSIONS STANDARDS ON COAL PLANTS

On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than...

 
 
 
EPA to weaken emissions standards for new coal plants despite growing urgency of climate crisis

EPA TO WEAKEN EMISSIONS STANDARDS FOR NEW COAL PLANTS DESPITE GROWING URGENCY OF CLIMATE CRISIS

The Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal on Thursday that will weaken protections against greenhouse gas emissions from...

Tesla Model 3, long-range Nissan Leaf, cutting tax credits: Today's Car News

TESLA MODEL 3, LONG-RANGE NISSAN LEAF, CUTTING TAX CREDITS: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

The Trump administration plans to end tax credits for plug-in cars. The EPA released official range and efficiency estimates for the...

 
 
 
Fox News Disciplines Staffers Who Gave Scripts to EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Before Interview

FOX NEWS DISCIPLINES STAFFERS WHO GAVE SCRIPTS TO EPA CHIEF SCOTT PRUITT BEFORE INTERVIEW

Fox News said it is disciplining the staffers involved in feeding scripts and questions to former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt before...

Plug-in Subaru, Toyota hybrids, changes at the top: The Week in Reverse

PLUG-IN SUBARU, TOYOTA HYBRIDS, CHANGES AT THE TOP: THE WEEK IN REVERSE

Which electric automaker will get a new Chairman? What new model gets the highest gas mileage of any SUV without a plug? This is our...

 
 
 
2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, EPA chief, faster Tesla Superchargers, giving thanks: Today's Car News

2019 TOYOTA RAV4 HYBRID, EPA CHIEF, FASTER TESLA SUPERCHARGERS, GIVING THANKS: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

We get our first drive in the extra-efficient 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. President Trump plans to make acting EPA head Andrew Wheeler...

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

GHOSN OUT AT NISSAN, VW I.D. NAMES, FARADAY FUTURE SOAP OPERA: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Nissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no...

 
 
 
EPA announces tighter smog regulations on heavy trucks

EPA ANNOUNCES TIGHTER SMOG REGULATIONS ON HEAVY TRUCKS

The EPA has loosened or eliminated a lot of regulations since President Trump took office, but last week the agency announced it would...

Trump Says Former Coal Lobbyist Will Be Next EPA Head

TRUMP SAYS FORMER COAL LOBBYIST WILL BE NEXT EPA HEAD

President Trump says he will nominate Andrew Wheeler to be the next administrator of the EPA, an agency that Wheeler has led on an...

 
 
 
Trump Says He'll Nominate Andrew Wheeler As Permanent EPA Administrator

TRUMP SAYS HE'LL NOMINATE ANDREW WHEELER AS PERMANENT EPA ADMINISTRATOR

It's mostly a formality.

Trump to nominate former coal lobbyist, acting EPA head to officially lead the agency

TRUMP TO NOMINATE FORMER COAL LOBBYIST, ACTING EPA HEAD TO OFFICIALLY LEAD THE AGENCY

President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Andrew Wheeler, currently acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency...

 
 
 
Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid plug-in all-electric range revealed

SUBARU CROSSTREK HYBRID PLUG-IN ALL-ELECTRIC RANGE REVEALED

New documents reveal that the upcoming 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will have about 25 miles of all-electric range, according to its...

A New EPA Rule Would Allow Factory Farms to Avoid Reporting Air Pollution

A NEW EPA RULE WOULD ALLOW FACTORY FARMS TO AVOID REPORTING AIR POLLUTION

What factory farm owners portray as “normal odors” from animal waste can cause serious harm to farmers and the residents who live near...

 
 
 
EPA faces backlash, FIsker interests Caterpillar, Hyundai unsubscribes: Today's Car News

EPA FACES BACKLASH, FISKER INTERESTS CATERPILLAR, HYUNDAI UNSUBSCRIBES: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

The backlash builds over the EPA fuel-economy freeze; Hyundai's subscription plan for the Ioniq Electric is gone; and Caterpillar shovels...

GM wants Trump administration to consider national electric-vehicle mandate

GM WANTS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO CONSIDER NATIONAL ELECTRIC-VEHICLE MANDATE

The term “hail Mary” might be appropriate for what General Motors, led by chief executive officer Mary Barra, is attempting at this...

 
 
 
Study unlocks potential anti-inflammatory action of ETA omega-3

STUDY UNLOCKS POTENTIAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTION OF ETA OMEGA-3

Youâve heard of EPA and DHA omega-3, but what about ETA? A new study from Canada indicates that ETA may convert into two novel compounds...

Tesla price hike, Dyson factory plan, GM tax-credit sunset: Today's Car News

TESLA PRICE HIKE, DYSON FACTORY PLAN, GM TAX-CREDIT SUNSET: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

GM is next, after Tesla, in hitting the 200,000 ceiling for the EV tax credit. The EPA dismisses some more groups of scientists. And...

 
 
 
Short-range Tesla, Porsche Taycan wagon, U.S. cuts CO2: Today's Car News

SHORT-RANGE TESLA, PORSCHE TAYCAN WAGON, U.S. CUTS CO2: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

A new shorter-range Tesla Model 3 drops into the mix-but not the $35,000 model that many deposit-holders have been waiting for. Porsche...

APNewsBreak: EPA says a little radiation may be healthy

APNEWSBREAK: EPA SAYS A LITTLE RADIATION MAY BE HEALTHY

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is quietly moving to weaken U.S. radiation regulations, turning to scientific outliers who argue...