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EPA issues new auto rules aimed at cutting carbon emissions, boosting electric vehicles and hybrids

EPA issues new auto rules aimed at cutting carbon emissions, boosting electric vehicles and hybrids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced new automobile emissions standards Wednesday that officials called the most ambitious plan ever to cut planet-warming emissions from passenger vehicles.
Maine to decide on stricter electric vehicle standards

Maine to decide on stricter electric vehicle standards

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine environmental regulators are set to decide whether the state will join a growing number of states adopting new standards designed to grow the use of electric vehicles.

UN says e-waste from trashed electric devices is piling up and recycling isn't keeping pace

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.N. agencies have warned that electrical and electronic waste is piling up worldwide while recycling rates remain low and are likely to fall even further.
Boyd Group Services reports Q4 profit and sales up from year earlier

Boyd Group Services reports Q4 profit and sales up from year earlier

WINNIPEG — Boyd Group Services Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit of US$19.1 million, up from US$14.2 million a year earlier, as its sales rose 16 per cent. The autobody repair company, which keeps its books in U.S.
Edmunds: Best used spring break adventure vehicles for less than $30K

Edmunds: Best used spring break adventure vehicles for less than $30K

Even with much of the country blanketed by rain and snow, it’s not too early to think of the thaw. March and April bring one of the most anticipated parts of the calendar — spring break — and with it thoughts of adventure and the open highway.
As electric vehicle sales slow, US relaxes plans for stricter auto emissions standards for a while

As electric vehicle sales slow, US relaxes plans for stricter auto emissions standards for a while

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration this week is expected to announce new automobile emissions standards that relax proposed tailpipe limits for three years but eventually reach the same strict standards set out by the Environmental Protection
Maker of Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles to follow California's strict emissions standards

Maker of Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles to follow California's strict emissions standards

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Bill and Lisa Ford to raise $10M for Detroit youth nonprofit endowments

Bill and Lisa Ford to raise $10M for Detroit youth nonprofit endowments

Ten nonprofits serving young people in Detroit will get an unusual, lasting gift as part of a campaign started by Lisa Ford and her husband, Bill Ford, the executive chair of Ford Motor Co.
Stock market today: Wall Street rises ahead of a big week for central banks

Stock market today: Wall Street rises ahead of a big week for central banks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Monday ahead of a busy week for central banks around the world that could dictate where interest rates go. The S&P 500 added 32.33 points, or 0.6%, to 5,149.
Workers at Tennessee Volkswagen factory ask for vote on representation by United Auto Workers union

Workers at Tennessee Volkswagen factory ask for vote on representation by United Auto Workers union

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is likely to be the first test of the United Auto Workers' effort to organize nonunion automobile plants across the nation. Workers at the 3.