THE CAR AND TRUCK FLEET AND LEASING MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE
Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Barack Obama

The average fuel efficiency of light-duty cars, trucks, and SUVs reached 24.9 miles per gallon for the 2017 model year, which is a record high, even as the industry may have trouble meeting future standards, according to the EPA.

Read more

Trump Reverses Obama With Fuel Economy Review

Vowing to end the "assault on the American auto industry," President Donald Trump promised to reopen a federal review of fuel economy standards that was concluded in the waning days of the Obama administration at an event outside of Detroit.

Automakers Ask Trump to Reopen Fuel Economy Review

The chief executives of 18 automakers have asked President Donald Trump to revisit fuel economy regulations through 2025 that were finalized in the waning days of the Obama administration, reports Bloomberg.

Feds, 35 States Bolster EV Charging

The Obama administration will establish 48 national electric-vehicle charging networks on about 25,000 miles of highways in 35 states to increase adoption of electric vehicle usage, according to the White House.

Obama on Self-Driving Cars

The future role of artificial intelligence in self-driving vehicles raises a host of ethical and regulatory concerns. President Barack Obama discusses some of these issues during an interview with Wired Editor-in-Chief Scott Dadich and MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito. Video courtesy of Wired.

Obama Highlights Auto Industry's Resurgance

President Barack Obama spoke about the automotive industry's recovery from the 2009 recession and the federal government's role providing financial assistance to automakers during a Jan. 20 speech in Detroit.

13 Corporations Agree to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Thirteen large corporations have signed the White House's American Business Act on Climate Pledge, with companies such as UPS, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo using "greener" fleets to help meet carbon footprint goals.

Obama Lowers Ethanol Blending Levels

President Obama's U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reduced the federal required levels of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline, which dealt a blow to a biofuel that's falling out of favor in an era of cheap gasoline.