Clean Fuel Rules Get Legal Cover From Vehicle Makers

Law360, New York (February 19, 2014, 7:43 PM EST) -- The next phase of fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for trucks announced Tuesday by the Obama administration are the latest set of clean-fuel rules to secure the backing of motor vehicle manufacturers, a key factor experts say will help the rules survive likely legal challenges from other industry groups.

Groups such as the Truck & Engine Manufacturers Association and companies like truck engine manufacturing giant Cummins Inc. have indicated they will support the next round of standards issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and...
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