New ICCT study: Cost estimates for meeting MPG and pollution standards overstated by 40%

By Charles Morris With a new administration in Washington, federal fuel efficiency and emissions standards for vehicle model years 2022-25 are being reconsidered, and automakers have high hopes that those standards will be relaxed. Their main argument for doing so is that the cost of meeting increasingly strict standards will be too high.
However, a new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), the independent research group that helped expose the VW diesel emissions scandal, finds that …read more