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From Electrek: Trump’s EPA confirms review of fuel rules by April 2018, open to let...

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    Trump’s EPA confirms review of fuel rules by April 2018, open to let automakers make more polluting cars

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    As expected for the past few weeks and after months of lobbying from automakers since Donald Trump was elected, the EPA has confirmed that they will review the fuel consumption rules and decide on whether or not to modify them by April 1, 2018.

    Trump made the announcement with new EPA Chief Scott Pruitt and a handful of automotive executives, like GM CEO Mary Barra and Ford CEO Mark Fields, who have both being calling for the EPA to walk back to strict rules. more…

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    Very frustrating but we're on the right side of history. Purchasing power will force the switch. Plus we're talking about 2025. A bazillion EVs will be on the road by then.
     
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    Ya. If the big three took a break from R&D on ev's they would just be shooting themselves in the foot.

    They know Trump is just temporary. It would be stupid to slow down. They are already behind and have a lot of catching up to do.
     
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    And on another contingent, German ICE carmakers delegate their chancellor Ms. Merkel to talk the Chinese government into easing EV factoring quota... Beijing seemingly ready to cave in somewhat... oh well... wait until Gigafactory 4 site is chosen... :)
     
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