Archive for May 18th, 2009

Obama To Announce New Mileage Standards

The Obama administration is, according to the NYT and others, prepared to move forward vehicle mileage standards.  From the Times: President Obama will announce as early as Tuesday that he will combine that state’s emissions rules with the existing corporate average fuel economy standard overseen by the Transportation Department, the officials said. As a result, cars […]

GM And UAW Sparring Over Foreign Production Continues

The battle between GM and the UAW over where the company’s cars are going to be built drags on. In a previous post I noted that GM was considering importing a number of cars it manufactures in China which was royally ticking off the union. Things still appear to be rocky. The NYT reports that […]