Tag Archives: “Safer-Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicles Rule”

EPA and NHTSA Release the SAFE Rule — Don’t You Feel Safer?

EPA and the NHTSA have finally released Part 2 of the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicle Rule.  Most readers will know that Part 1 of the SAFE rule revoked California’s waiver authorizing it to impose more stringent mileage standards.  Part 2 substantially rolls back the federal fuel-efficiency standards promulgated by the Obama Administration.

I referred to George Orwell on this blog as recently as January,… More

Winston Churchill and Fuel Economy Standards

So the Trump administration has formally proposed to roll back CAFE standards for model years beginning in 2021.  And California has announced its intention to start separately enforcing its own standards if the federal standards are weakened.  Trying to sort it all out, I was somehow reminded of the famous Winston Churchill statement:

Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe.… More