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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. (...)

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 (...)

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. (...)

Mike Stanton Presents at Washington Automotive Press Association Luncheon

Mike Stanton Presents at Washington Automotive Press Association Luncheon

President & CEO of Global Automakers, Mike Stanton, presented at the Washington Automotive Press Association's (WAPA) monthly luncheon today on CAFE, greenhouse gas and the importance of compliance with One National Program. (...)

Nissan, Toyota Expand Plans for Alternative-Fuel Cars

Nissan, Toyota Expand Plans for Alternative-Fuel Cars

Nissan and Toyota, two of Global Automakers’ member companies, recently expressed their desire to expand their global offerings of alternative-fuel vehicles. According to Energy Efficiency News, the announcement came at the Geneva Motor Show last month. (...)

Toyota Planning Ahead for Fuel Cell Demand

Toyota Planning Ahead for Fuel Cell Demand

Fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards will become more challenging to meet in the coming decade(s), which means that the future could include more fuel cell vehicles on our roads. (...)

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Can Be Long-term Solution

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Can Be Long-term Solution

Global Automakers President and CEO Mike Stanton presented at the National Academy of Sciences Assessment of Technologies for Improving Fuel Economy of Light-Duty Vehicles – Phase 2  meeting earlier this month. Mike touched on fuel economy, greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and what the future holds beyond 2025.  (...)

Global Automakers Push for One National Program

Global Automakers Push for One National Program

In January, various representatives from Global Automakers, myself included, testified at the three separate Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) joint public hearings regarding the proposed fuel economy/GHG standards for MY 2017–2025 light duty vehicles.  You can read the Association’s testimony (...)

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