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GOP Seeks Review of Fuel Economy Rules
Get Ready For Talking Cars That Don't Crash And Get You To Work On Time
Volkswagen Brand Sales Rise 11.9% in July on China, U.S. Demand
Auto Makers Turn To Race Cars for Fuel-Saving Technology
Electric Car Maker Installs Grass in Gas Station
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GOP Seeks Review of Fuel Economy Rules

3 members of House want a delay in final 2017-25 regulations

Three top House Republicans asked the White House Tuesday to delay finalizing the 2017-25 fuel economy rules. House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, who chairs the subcommittee overseeing regulations, and Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., an auto dealer, wrote to the Obama administration's top regulatory review official, calling for further review.
Source: The Detroit News

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Get Ready For Talking Cars That Don't Crash And Get You To Work On Time

The U.S. Department of Transportation [Tuesday] is launching an important road test involving 3,000 vehicles in and around Ann Arbor, Mich., to test the potentially life-saving concept of vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology. The auto industry has been working on so-called V2V technology for a long time but this is the first large-scale test to see how well it works in the real world.
Source: Forbes

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Volkswagen Brand Sales Rise 11.9% in July on China, U.S. Demand

Global deliveries of Volkswagen's core VW-brand vehicles increased by 11.9 percent to 468,300 in July, extending the year-to-date gain by 10.4 percent to 3.26 million.
Source: Automotive News

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Auto Makers Turn To Race Cars for Fuel-Saving Technology

European auto makers may turn to an unlikely source to reduce fuel consumption and pollution: gas-guzzling Formula One racing cars. The engines of these speed machines contain rotating mechanical devices called flywheels that could make everyday cars more powerful and efficient.
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Electric Car Maker Installs Grass in Gas Station

If electric cars take over the world, what will happen to the thousands of gas stations around the country that occupy prime boulevard real estate? Coda Automotive, an electric-car startup in Los Angeles, came up with a fun idea to pose the question. It transformed a Culver City, Calif., gas station into a "grass" station by laying down turf and bringing in pony rides and other farm animals for a day.
Source: USA Today

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Quotable
"People talk about intelligent vehicles, or cars talking to each other, like it’s something out of The Jetsons.”

   
-- Mike Shulman, technical leader for Ford Active Safety Research and Innovation, referring to vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology, Forbes, August 21


 




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