Trump’s vehicle emissions rollback is dicey, so he’s lowering the fine for guzzling gas

President Trump’s administration has
fought to roll back Obama-era vehicle emissions standards
since
his inauguration, and a final version of the looser rules is
expected to be revealed later this summer. But since the rollback
faces a number of obstacles — likely including a long, drawn-out
battle in the court system that could ultimately kneecap the effort
— the administration has found another way to discourage
automakers from increasing the fuel efficiency of their vehicles:
lower the fines for missing the targets.

News dropped
late Friday night
that Trump wants the fines to revert back so
that automakers only pay $5.50 for every tenth of a mile per gallon
of fuel above federal standards that new cars consume — a price
set in 1997,…

Source: FS – All Tech News 2
Trump’s vehicle emissions rollback is dicey, so he’s lowering the fine for guzzling gas