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Global Automakers Supports EPA’s Move on Tier 3 Fuel Standards

Global Automakers Supports EPA’s Move on Tier 3 Fuel Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week announced its proposed rules for Tier 3 and market gasoline. (...)

U.S. Vehicle Fleet the Cleanest, Most Fuel Efficient in History

U.S. Vehicle Fleet the Cleanest, Most Fuel Efficient in History

A recent report by the EPA reported that fuel economy for 2012 fleets increased 1.4 mpg over the prior year. In emissions, that means a reduction of 374 grams of carbon dioxide per mile. Overall, U.S. fleets averaged 23.8 mpg in 2012, thanks in part to the clean vehicles our members produce. (...)

Honda garners high marks on carbon disclosure, countering greenhouse gas emissions

Honda garners high marks on carbon disclosure, countering greenhouse gas emissions

  One of Global Automakers’ members, Honda Motor Co., recently earned a top spot among companies in both Japan and worldwide that are working proactively to reduce their corporate carbon footprint. Honda achieved the second-highest disclosure score among Japanese companies and ranked in the top five worldwide companies who were part of the Carbon Disclosure Project’s 2012 Global 500 Climate Change Report, which examines the world’s 500 largest companies and their initiatives to counter global warming through disclosing information about their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. (...)

Automakers Support U.S. Fuel Efficiency Goals

Automakers Support U.S. Fuel Efficiency Goals

We are awaiting word on the publication of the final fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for 2017-2025, possibly sometime this week. This issue is obviously one we care about and prioritize at Global Automakers. (...)

More Consumers Put Fuel Economy on the Top of the List

More Consumers Put Fuel Economy on the Top of the List

Consumers’ are placing a higher importance on fuel efficient vehicles according to a recent Consumer Reports survey. (...)

Hyundai Calls for a Month Dedicated to Fuel Efficiency

Hyundai Calls for a Month Dedicated to Fuel Efficiency

Would you support a month dedicated to encouraging drivers to achieve better fuel economy? We do! (...)

One National Program, 3 Years Later

One National Program, 3 Years Later

May 19, 2012 marked the third anniversary of the Rose Garden ceremony where President Obama announced the establishment of One National Program.  It was an historic moment when the Administration, the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the State of California and the world’s largest auto manufacturers came toget (...)

Automakers Making Significant Improvements to the ICE

Automakers Making Significant Improvements to the ICE

Automakers have recently announced significant advancements in internal combustion engine (ICE) technology with the aim of maximizing fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance.  More speeds (...)

How Greenhouse Gases Factor into the Fuel Economy Equation: Part Two

How Greenhouse Gases Factor into the Fuel Economy Equation: Part Two

The matter of greenhouse gases can be a complicated one when looking at it scientifically. Last week, we shed some light on the science and the logic behind these complex emissions. Today, we will take a look at how greenhouse gases can be, and how they are currently, regulated. How Greenhouse Gases Relate to Fuel Economy (...)

How Greenhouse Gases Factor into the Fuel Economy Equation: Part One

How Greenhouse Gases Factor into the Fuel Economy Equation: Part One

The matter of greenhouse gases (GHG) can be a complicated one when looking at it scientifically. Today, we want to shed some light on the science and the logic behind these complex emissions and in part two of the series, we will take a look at how GHGs they can be, and how they are currently, regulated. (...)

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