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Fuel economy report

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency released its annual Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2011 report March 8, finding that the average fuel efficiency for new cars and light duty trucks has increased while average CO2 emissions continue to decrease for the seventh consecutive year

Maintenance for selective catalytic reduction challenged

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2012

Navistar filed a petition for review March 2 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of new emissions related maintenance and scheduled maintenance intervals related to selective catalytic reduction technology in vehicles

APEC transportation and energy conference held

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2011

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and California Governor Jerry Brown (D) urged the first-ever joint Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Transportation and Energy Ministers Conference September 13 to invest and encourage development in energy and transportation, and therefore the environment and economy

Volt investigation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced November 25 that it will open a formal safety defect investigation into fire risks involving General Motor Company’s Chevrolet Volt electric vehicles

NOAA study lauds emissions reductions from CA regulations

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2011

On September 12, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a study in the online edition of Environmental Science & Technology, arguing that between California's new speed limits for ocean-going vessels and tough new low-sulfur fuel standards those same craft can substantially reduce air pollution from ships traveling along the state's coastline by almost 90

CAFE standards forthcoming

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2011

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are expected to publish the official proposal for the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards this week

EVs cheaper, cleaner

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2012

The Union of Concerned Scientists released a report April 16 concluding that electric vehicles are cheaper to charge and emit less CO2 than gasoline vehicles, even in areas with coal-fired utilities

$10 million for electric cargo

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2012

Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced March 20 up to $10 million available this year to demonstrate and deploy electric transportation technologies for cargo vehicles

Energy and climate debate - March 25, 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2012

As the blame game over high gasoline prices continues, President Obama continued his “all of the above” energy policy tour last week with visits to New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, and Oklahoma

EV tools launched

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2011

The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy launched two online tools August 22 designed to help communities better prepare for widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles