Policy and Regulation, US

US releases ‘strongest-ever’ emissions reduction standards for cars and vans

Car and van parked
The EPA estimates that the new polluting thresholds will avoid 7.2bn tons of carbon emissions to the end of 2055 and result in $99bn of annual net benefits to society (Photo: Bilanol/Envato)

By 2032, relative to existing standards, new rules by the US regulator will nearly half emissions from cars and trucks and result in a 44% cut from vans and pickups

The US regulator’s new rules to cut pollution from light and medium-duty vehicles across the country have largely been welcomed ...

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