Tag: CAFE

Gas War: EPA Head Suggests Fuel Rollback May Have Some Wiggle Room

<img data-attachment-id="1688206" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,704" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Andrew Wheeler" data-image-description=" Albert H. Teich/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-450×317.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-610×429.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1688206″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-610×429.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”429″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-610×429.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-450×317.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-768×541.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-120×84.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler weighed in on the gas war this week, issuing some […]

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Trucks, Fuel Economy, and the Desire for More

<img data-attachment-id="1685446" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265.jpg" data-orig-size="3872,2592" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D60","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1565880523","copyright":"","focal_length":"22","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685446 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-610×408.jpg” alt=”2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel” width=”610″ height=”408″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-610×408.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-768×514.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There’s a Consumer Reports study making the rounds that reveals […]

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Mild Misinformation About the Gas War: Governors Unite, Automakers Compromise

<img data-attachment-id="1663198" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gas pump fuel pump shutterstock_1118002874" data-image-description=" CC7/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663198″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, 23 governors signed a joint statement urging the Trump administration to reconsider the proposed […]

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Gas War Watch: Canada Sides With California

<img data-attachment-id="1679332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="canada canadian flag" data-image-description=" Jim Barber/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679332″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Canada’s federal government announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with California to further reduce […]

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Gas War Watch: EPA and CARB Leadership Won’t Even Share the Same Table

<img data-attachment-id="1571136" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–e1495132939737.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="us-capitol" data-image-description=" Architect of the Capitol Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1571136″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” alt=”us-capitol, public domain” width=”610″ height=”407″> Capitol Hill was the scene of some high-school drama this week after representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) reportedly refused […]

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Gas War Watch: UAW Goes to Congress, Sides With Automakers on Fuel Economy Rollback

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The United Auto Workers is spending Thursday telling Congress that the union opposes the Trump administration’s proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026… sort of. While the UAW […]

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The Great Gas War: House Committee Plans Hearing On Fuel Efficiency Rollback

<img data-attachment-id="1677380" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,662" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="shutterstock_167430224" data-image-description=" Lissandra Melo/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677380″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said it will schedule a hearing on June […]

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Meet Us in the Middle: Automakers Plead for Peace, Compromise Between White House and California

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The automotive industry is in turmoil. There’s an industrywide push toward electrification that has yet yet to prove itself as truly profitable, volume seems to be tapering off in the developed world, […]

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FCA, GM Stocking Up On Tesla’s Greenhouse Gas Credits

<img data-attachment-id="1668642" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="shutterstock_553591285 (1)" data-image-description=" LanaElcova/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1668642″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_553591285-1.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have reportedly reached an agreement to purchase federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. […]

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GREAT NEWS: You Can Now Pay $50 to Hang Out in a Cafe Full of Live Rats

Merlin Entertainments is a British company that operates more than 120 mostly theme attractions that are scattered throughout 25 countries. It runs all of the Legoland parks, the Madame Tussaud’s-branded wax museums, and the three hellish-looking Peppa Pig World of Play locations. The company is also responsible for nine different Dungeons in nine different cities, […]

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