AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false claims on fuel economy rules

A look at Trump's claims and reality: TRUMP: "My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer.0 AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false claims on fuel economy rul

Trump attacks California and carmakers over emissions deal, warns of 'business ruin'

Carmakers, meanwhile, fear Trump’s new, more relaxed emission rule will prompt a lengthy legal fight, which will lead to a patchwork of regulatory standards across the country.Board Chairwoman Mary Nichols told reporters at the time that “We hope and expect in the coming days that we will see ot

Gas War Update, Choose a Side Edition

It would also strip California of its ability to self-regulate.“My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer,” he wrote on Wednesday.Considering p

Trump: Henry Ford would be 'disappointed' automakers are developing cars with lower emissions

John Fritze USA TODAY Published 7:50 PM EDT Aug 21, 2019 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump slammed the Ford Motor Company on Wednesday for reaching an agreement with California to lower emission standards, even as his administration

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false claims on fuel economy rules

A look at Trump's claims and reality: TRUMP: "My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer.But automakers have repeatedly said they want one national

Donald Trump made 84 false claims last week

-- August 15 campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire : Biden, t Biden's would let people opt into a program similar to Medicare, but they could also stay on their current insurance if they preferred.

Trump says his mileage rules make cars safer. His EPA was worried they will kill more people.

The Obama rules restricted tailpipe emissions of carbon dioxide from light-duty vehicles but gave companies several ways to comply.The transportation sector is now the largest source of carbon dioxide in the United States.Meeting that target just by increasing fuel economy would have require

Trump is mad some automakers want to make cleaner cars

“The clean car standards are the most effective policy we have on the books to fight climate change, and the transportation sector is the country’s largest source of the carbon pollution that causes climate change,” nonprofit advocacy group Sierra Club said in a statement Wednesday.“The Trump ad

Fox News Guest Economist: Idea That Trump's Tax Cut for Wealthy Would Benefit Economy 'Pretty Much Disproven'

Although Goolsbee argued that Trump's tax cut wasn't adding the economic stimulus that had been promised, he was cautious to predict the impending recession others have."The tax cut that the president passed has thus far remained the most unpopular tax cut in the history of polling," said Goolsb

Mercedes-Benz will join voluntary California emissions rules, report says

According to a report Tuesday from The New York Times, Mercedes-Benz plans to sign on to the rules.Should Mercedes-Benz sign on, it will join rivals BMW and Audi.

Opinion: Foolish president! Carmakers are smart to ignore Trump's auto emissions rollback

Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy group, analyzed the Trump administration’s proposal and found the fuel economy rollback would cost consumers an average of $3,300 per vehicle in purchase price and gasoline usage.The clean-car standard is one of the federal government’s most impo

Trump is picking a fight with the auto industry — and making it painfully clear how he chooses his adversaries

Click here to donate by check.The administration’s plans immediately faced opposition from an unusual mix of critics — including not only environmentalists and consumer groups but auto-industry representatives as well as individual states — who are now launching efforts to change the plan before

Trump is reportedly working to prevent more automakers from emissions rollback defection

Evidence of the increasing effects of climate change is building, as are the investing opportunities and changes in consumer habits linked to environmental concerns and resource use.

Trump criticizes automakers for not backing fuel economy rollback

"My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer.The White House has urged other automakers not to back the California agreement, while Democrats have be

Car Makers Follow Divergent Paths on Fuel-Efficiency Regulations

The move came after car companies had pressed for years for more flexibility on the existing rules, which were agreed to in 2012 and call for increases in fuel economy annually...

Why Is Trump Picking a Fight With the Auto Industry?

If you enjoyed this article, consider making a donation to help us produce more like it.The administration’s plans immediately faced opposition from an unusual mix of critics — including not only environmentalists and consumer groups but auto-industry representatives as well as individual states

Trump inexplicably calls car companies 'politically correct' on Twitter while criticizing rules that govern vehicle ...

"My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer," Trump said on Twitter.NOW WATCH: Inside Roborace: the Formula One for self-driving cars See Also

Trump lashes out against automakers' mpg deal with Calif.

"My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer," Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.The two sides attempted to negotiate a potential agreement, but the Wh

Trump criticizes automakers for not backing fuel economy rollback

The White House has urged other automakers not to back the California agreement, while Democrats have been calling and writing automakers urging them to sign on with California.The Obama-era rules adopted in 2012 called for a fleetwide fuel efficiency average of 46.7 miles per gallon by 2025, wi

Trump inexplicably calls car companies 'politically correct' on Twitter while criticizing rules that govern vehicle ...

"My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer," Trump said on Twitter.

Reviewing Obamas' first production 'American Factory:' A thought-provoking documentary

Still, the hurdles aren’t sugarcoated, adding useful context to the current trade war and the manner in which it’s unfolding.When the former first couple announced that they would be lending their considerable profile to producing programs for Netflix, the assumption was that it would be uplifti

Trump slams 'politically correct' auto companies, 'foolish executives'

“My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer,” Trump tweeted.

Trump criticizes automakers for not backing fuel economy rollback

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday ridiculed the voluntary framework, which it said “so far has been nothing more than a press release.” “My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same

Obamas inaugurate Netflix deal with 'American Factory'

Still, the hurdles aren't sugarcoated, adding useful context to the current trade war and the manner in which it's unfolding.When the former first couple announced that they would be lending their considerable profile to , the assumption was that it would be uplifting, optimistic fare -- the so

Obamas' First Film for Netflix Seen as 'Anti-Trump'

The goal of the film—winner of the US Documentary Directing prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival—was to show "what globalization looks like on a human, intimate scale in one factory," adds Reichert, who admits the pair "worked really, really hard" to get former President Obama elected.He

Automakers Continue to Defy Trump on Mileage Standards

But it never seems to occur to Trump that if he’s going to justify loosening the regulations to help the industry compete but the industry is telling him they’ll meet stricter regulation, that rationale disappears into thin air.

Obama's upcoming Netflix venture slammed as 'lefty propaganda'

The theme of the documentary centers around a Chinese billionaire who has opened up a factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors Plant and has hired 2000 blue-collar Americans.He also wrote that the film "starts before Trump takes office and ends almost a year into his presidency, when l

The Obamas' first film, 'American Factory,' debuts on Netflix—and it's getting crazy good reviews

That’s good news for both Higher Grounds Productions, the Obamas’ Netflix production company, which acquired American Factory after it played at Sundance earlier this year, and for Netflix.But as the new Chinese owners become alarmed by heavy financial losses, they fire the American middle manag

Donald Trump's rollback of auto pollution rules shows signs of disarray

WASHINGTON: The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers to oppose President ’s rollbacks, has mounted an effort to prevent any more from joining the other side., Fiat Chrysler and were all summoned by a senior Trump adviser to a White House meeting last mont

What's on TV Wednesday: 'American Factory' and 'School Girls'

This third feature from the director John Singleton delves into race relations on a 1990s college campus, telling the story of three freshmen (played by Omar Epps, Michael Rapaport and Kristy Swanson) whose lives intermittently overlap as they move toward a haunting climax.

China Bests US on the Factory Floor in Obamas' Netflix Debut

“There were periods where people were getting fired every day and they were hiring a lot of people.” A significant portion of the movie covers an effort to unionize the factory, a move Cao vehemently opposes.“Everyone says they believe in safety, but safe doesn’t pay the bills,” says company saf

Review: 'American Factory' manufactures insight into US-Chinese collaboration

The plan on the ground was that after the investment of half a billion dollars and the hiring of 2,000 workers, Chinese and American employees would be paired, with the Americans learning by doing and the Chinese, who’d left families behind to move to Dayton, doing the supervising.One thing that

Two more carmakers will dump Trump for CA's emissions targets, Newsom says

About a quarter of that mandate could be offset by credits for adopting cleaner technologies in the vehicle design, such as improved internal temperature controls, and by selling more electric or hybrid cars.“And it shows the weakness of the administration, the weakness and effeteness of their c

Newsom calls Trump's effort to scuttle California's auto emission standards 'pathetic'

The Trump administration‘s policy would freeze miles-per-gallon targets after 2020, a rollback that its own calculations show would increase daily gas consumption across the United States by about 500,000 barrels a day, worsening greenhouse gas emissions and contributing to the rise in global tempe

'American Factory' Review: The New Global Haves and Have-Nots

For viewers who have never peered inside a Chinese factory, these scenes — with their singalongs, team-building exercises and extravagant pageants — may seem strange or perhaps a gung-ho variation on contemporary corporate management practice (cue the next Apple confab).(This is the first movie

Mercedes-Benz expected to support California's emissions standards

“We encourage all automakers to come to the table and work towards pragmatic solutions that will better protect the planet while preventing years of litigation and economic uncertainty” President Trump has said rolling back Obama-era rules governing vehicle pollution standards would help major autom

Trump's rollback of auto pollution rules hits a dead end

As a matter of fact, nearly all the global supply chains are opting for unified platforms and modular designs that can allow most of their output to follow a similar pattern.So while companies generally like lenient and simple to follow regulations, they also want rules to be moving in a consist

Obamas' first Netflix deal film is an 'anti-Trump statement' highlighting the president's promise to revive the industrial ...

By bringing the film under the Higher Ground umbrella, the Obamas appear to be sending a message to Trump about the gravity of his promise.Faced with repairing damage from the Great Recession, Obama championed bailouts for General Motors and Chrysler in an effort to save auto manufacturing jobs

Trump's Attempt To Rollback Fuel Efficiency Standards Is Blowing Up In His Face: Report

The Trump administration’s ongoing battle with California over its ability to set its own auto… The news now is that Mercedes-Benz is reportedly expected to join those four automakers in publicly and voluntarily agreeing to the compromise, along with another, confusingly anonymous automaker the Time

Donald Trump's rollback of auto pollution rules shows signs of disarray

WASHINGTON: The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers to oppose President Donald Trump’s auto emissions rollbacks, has mounted an effort to prevent any more from joining the other side.Toyota, Fiat and were all summoned by a senior Trump adviser to a White

Obamas' first film reveals struggles at China-run 'American Factory'

The twist: The worker is American — not Chinese — and finds it hard to reconcile his new working life under “Chairman Cao.” The blue-collar community looked forward to the 2014 reopening of the factory, bringing jobs back into the region that struggled after the plant’s closure in 2008.“They ref

Here's How California Derailed Trump's Auto Emission Rollbacks

Fiat Chrysler, Toyota and General Motors met with the White House last month, and the New York Times reports that one of those three “intends to disregard the Trump proposal and stick to the current, stricter federal emissions standards for at least the next four years, according to executives at th

American Factory, the first film in the Obamas' Netflix slate, is one of the year's best docs

Daytonians who struggled after they were laid off from GM rejoice when they are rehired by the new company, but soon find that their expectations about labor practices and corporate culture clash with the new management’s ideals.The film tracks American and Chinese workers and managers through a

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules

While Mercedes-Benz has not confirmed its plans to join those automakers, it wouldn't be entirely surprising if the company did so.According to The New York Times, California and 13 other states plan to enforce their current, stricter emissions regulations.Those states may also sue the Trump

Why the Obamas Chose 'American Factory' As Their First Netflix Movie

But yeah, it was a finished film.” Still, there was something about the documentary that attracted the Obamas to American Factory, so much so that they were willing to make it Higher Ground’s debut project, and Reichert and Bognar suspect it was the film’s effort to give voice to economically and cu

Here's how much 30 staffers earn annually in the White House

President Trump's White House employs over 400 employees and all of them earn vastly different salaries.While most of Trump's advisors and secretaries earn $183,000 per year, some employees are earning much less than six figures despite working in the administration, according to the latest re

Trump to welcome Romanian President to the White House

The United States' Visa Waiver Program allows citizens of participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business purposes without needing to obtain a visa.Tuesday's visit comes days before Trump travels to France for the G7 summit where he will meet with other world leade

'American Factory' Review: How an East-West Labor Experiment Went South

And like all of the truly great docs of the past 50 years, its ability to contain multitudes within a single captured moment speaks volumes.An obnoxious Ohio native tries to impress his corporate counterparts by joking that if he were allowed to put duct tape on workers’ mouths, their productivi

George and Amal Clooney enjoys romantic dinner date in Lake Como!!!!

The post dinner pics of the couple made the internet go crazy.

Everything went wrong for George Clooney when he hosted the Obamas

According to The Daily Beast, just prior to the arrival of the Obamas, which reportedly involved seven armoured cars, police escorts and a helicopter, a local plumber was called to the villa after the A-list actor discovered his pool was ice-cold and half-empty.[Clooney's bodyguard] Giovanni say