US lawmakers propose making it easier to meet auto fuel rules.

A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration considers softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of the U.S. new vehicle fleet by 2025.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration considers softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of the U.S. new vehicle fleet by 2025.

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Fiat Chrysler to engage in settlement talks over diesel emissions.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will engage in settlement talks with lawyers representing vehicle owners suing the automaker over excess diesel emissions in Washington on Oct. 12, a court-appointed settlement adviser said Wednesday.

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States sue Trump administration over delayed fuel-economy fines.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York, California and three other U.S. states said on Monday they sued the federal government for delaying the rollout of higher “gas-guzzler” penalties for automakers whose vehicles fail to meet minimum fuel-economy standards.

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Groups sue U.S. over delayed fines for gas-guzzling vehicles.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Thursday for delaying the rollout of higher “gas-guzzler” penalties for automakers producing new vehicles that fail to meet minimum fuel-economy standards.

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US judge rejects Wyoming's environmental lawsuit against Volkswagen.

(Reuters) - A federal judge in California on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environmental damages linked by the state to Volkswagen AG's (VOWG_p.DE) excess diesel emissions scandal.

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Volkswagen asks US judge to toss Wyoming environmental lawsuit.

(Reuters) - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE), trying to put a massive emissions-cheating scandal behind it, has asked a U.S. judge to reject a lawsuit by Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environment damages.

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California reviews gasoline vehicles for pollution: Official.

TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan (Reuters) - The California environmental agency that probed Volkswagen AG's (VOWG_p.DE) diesel vehicles for violating pollution-control rules is now scrutinizing whether some gasoline-powered vehicles are emitting excess pollution, according to a senior official.

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Automakers, regulators urge work on US fuel rules review.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (Reuters) - A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official and major auto industry lobbyists urged the government and automakers on Tuesday to consider innovative ideas to head off conflict over 2025 model-year fuel efficiency standards for U.S. automakers.

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