GM wants alternative to fuel economy standards from Obama, rollback from Trump

Here's an official Bolt press picture from Chevy.

Here’s an official Bolt press picture from Chevy.

On Friday, General Motors wrote to the Trump Administration in support of a national zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) program, which would require seven percent of automakers’ sales to be zero-emissions by 2021. That percentage would increase by two percent per year until reaching 25 percent in 2030.

The proposal came in the form of a comment to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has put forth its own set of rules to rollback auto efficiency standards signed into law by the Obama Administration.

GM is a member of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, which has been a proponent of Trump’s changes to the fuel efficiency standards designed by Obama’s EPA.

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