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The End of the Internal Combustion Engine?

The British government has recently announced that it would ban the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered cars beginning in 2040. It also announced that it would invest approximately $1.8 billion with a goal that all vehicles in Britain would produce zero emissions by 2050. The switch from internal combustion to “clean cars” is necessary due to the health and environmental damage caused...

Trump Signals Rollback on EPA Vehicle Regulations

The Trump administration, in conjunction with new EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, is expected to begin dismantling regulations on vehicle pollution and other policies related to global warming. Specifically, the administration is expected to rollback regulations governing tailpipe carbon dioxide emissions and to revoke California’s waiver to enforce even stricter tailpipe standards....

Europe Weakens Proposed On-The-Road Emissions Testing

In the wake of recent emissions testing scandals, the European Union has proposed new regulations and standards that would require on-the-road emissions testing for all new cars by 2019. The proposed standards would require that all new cars emit nitrogen oxide levels no more than fifty percent above the current limits by 2021. Regulators faced criticism after relaxing the proposed cap...