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Feds Officially Propose New Vehicle Emissions Standards

August 2, 2018

John Boesel, president and CEO of clean transportation nonprofit CALSTART, calls the proposal “a huge setback for the industry, especially suppliers that create two-thirds of all U.S. auto-related jobs.”

“Automotive suppliers are making billion-dollar bets in high efficiency vehicle technology,” he says, adding that the announcement will likely “provoke a long battle in the courts and create a tremendous amount of uncertainty.”

He says, “If we want to create jobs and be real global competitors, we need to be moving ahead and working toward the current standards – not filing legal briefs and wasting our time in the courts.”

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