Tag Archives: Senate

U.S. Senate approves Trump transportation nominee


by Dave Adams Automotive Images The Senate voted to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Senate proposal aims to align NHTSA, EPA emissions programs


by CAHairyBear A half dozen U.S. senators sponsored legislation to address technical discrepancies between separate federal programs that automakers say make it difficult to comply with carbon and fuel efficiency mandates. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Senate bill to drive research in fuel-saving technologies


by Adam Taves Senators from states with major auto plants are trying again to pass legislation designed to encourage investment in zero-emissions randd, and advanced fuel-reduction and safety technologies. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Trump’s trade czar Ross easily wins Senate confirmation


by Frankenspotter Photography Longtime auto supplier executive Wilbur Ross easily won confirmation as U.S. commerce secretary on Monday, clearing President Trump’s top trade official to work on renegotiating trade relationships. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Tesla asked to brief U.S. Senate panel on fatal Florida crash


by markus spiske The chairman of the U.S. Senate committee that oversees auto safety issues wrote Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday, asking the automaker to brief the committee on a fatal May 7 crash involving its Autopilot software. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed