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Flurry of green-car rules as Obama administration departs

Stephen Edelstein Dec 29, 2016 President Barack Obama sits in 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2016 Enlarge Photo When it comes to regulations governing the auto industry, the Obama administration does not plan to go gentle into that good night. The outgoing administration has pushed through a number of new regulations, some related to fuel efficiency, before President-elect Donald Trump takes office next month. The move is likely a hedge against the incoming president, whose climate and industrial policies are expected to be radically different from his predecessors. DON'T MISS: EPA keeps car-emission rules to 2025; what happens under Trump? While Trump has said little about electric cars or increased fuel efficiency, he has pledged support for increased production of fossil fuels, and has promised to "bring back coal." Obama administration of...

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