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Senate proposal aims to align NHTSA, EPA emissions programs

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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

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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

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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

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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