New vehicles must average 40mpg by 2026, up from 24mpg | national politics

By TOM KRISHER – AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — New vehicles sold in the United States must average at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026 under new rules unveiled Friday by the government. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said its fuel economy requirements would reverse a rollback of standards enacted … Read more

Biden EPA proposes stricter emission limits for heavy trucks | lifestyles

By TOM KRISHER – AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) – The Biden administration is proposing tougher pollution regulations for new semi-trucks that would clean up smoking diesel engines and encourage new technology over the next two decades. The proposal, released Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency, would require industry to reduce smog- and soot-forming nitrogen … Read more