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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is ready to go “very aggressively” after automakers who’ve cheated on diesel emissions rules as did Volkswagen AG. While being known for fighting the EPA in recent years, Pruitt said in interview that he’s quite serious about enforcing rules that VW admitted breaking in September 2015. Most recently, […]

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Germany moving to reduce pollution from diesel vehicles and to make emissions testing more realistic as regulatory pressure mounts. The transport ministry spoke Monday with automakers on updating engine management software to reduce emissions from up to 12 million diesel vehicles in Germany. On Tuesday, the transport and environment ministries launched a “national diesel forum” […]

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The White House is proposing a budget cut that would take away the Environmental Protection Agency’s emissions testing lab. A Trump administration budget document was discovered and posted online by The Washington Post showing the president wants to eliminate $48 million that goes to EPA vehicle and fuel testing and certification. An EPA official confirmed […]

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