16 Nov '11, 7pm

Obama Takes Big Step toward Cleaner, Fuel-Sipping Cars

Plug-in electric vehicle emissions accounting: EPA compliance ignores carbon pollution from the production of electricity at the power plant, scoring electric drive miles of plug-in vehicles as 0 gCO2/mi. EPA estimates that this generous incentive could result in about a 5% reduction in total carbon reductions from the 2017-2025 standards but recognizes that it can be helpful in spurring the low-carbon plug-in vehicle market. EPA proposes to cap the 0 gCO2/mi treatment beyond 2021 at 200,000 vehicles per manufacturer. The proposal also encourages early action by raising the cap to 600,000 if a manufacturer produces 300,000 vehicles during 2019 to 2021. Off-cycle technology credits: The benefits of some fuel-saving technologies cannot be quantified in the standard compliance laboratory test (specified according to a 1975 law). EPA and NHTSA propose to allow automakers to ta...

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