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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies at hearings in 2014 to examine the General Motors (GM) recall and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) defect investigation process.

Big automakers take risks in siding with Trump administration against California

by Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis and Josh Dawsey, Washington Post, October 31, 2019 The decision this week by several major automakers — including General Motors, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler — to back the Trump administration in a high-stakes legal fight with California over fuel-efficiency standards has fractured an industry that has long prided itself for […]

Local Action Moves the Car World

Yesterday’s announcement of new federal miles per gallon standards has rightly been hailed as the biggest thing the White House has ever done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Let me also say: “It’s about damn time, and kudos to the states for taking the lead.” In 1984, Ronald Reagan was running for a second term. […]