48 Sign to Drive: Coalition Urges Immediate Implementation of SAFE Auto Emission Standards Rule

Consumers will have freedom to choose among a variety of new, more affordable, and safer vehicle models. WASHINGTON DC (April 6, 2020) – Today, a diverse coalition of forty-eight nationwide free market, small business, and consumer groups led by the American Energy Alliance (AEA) submitted a letter to President Trump in support of the Safer […]

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Trump Administration Finalizes Rationalization of Fuel Economy Mandates

Today the Trump administration finalized the second half of its proposed rule to correct the overreach of the Obama administration’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations. The first half came last fall when the administration halted California’s ability to force fuel economy standards on the other 49 states. Today’s second half brings fuel economy mandates […]

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President Trump’s Fuel Economy Rule a Win for Consumers and Automakers

Announcement shows regulatory reform of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rule can serve as additional relief when the economy needs it the most. WASHINGTON DC (March 31, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance welcomed the final Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule released by the White House today noting that clear auto fuel […]

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Sorry California, You Don’t Get to Choose What Vehicles the Rest of America Can Drive

“The Administration’s efforts to reform this ill-conceived and wickedly regressive mandate will save consumers and workers money, preserve their choices, and ensure that the federal government, and not California, sets national policy.”  WASHINGTON DC (September 18, 2019) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) supports President Trump’s federal action to revoke the previous administration’s decision to […]

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Nationwide Free Market Coalition to President Trump: Hold Firm on CAFE Reform

WASHINGTON — A coalition of 30 organizations, led by the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to President Trump today expressing its unified support for his administration’s effort to reform the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) mandate. The coalition comprises leading free market think tanks in Washington, such as the Competitive Enterprise Institute, FreedomWorks, and […]

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Trump Administration Rightly Rejects California’s Power Grab

WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump administration announced it has halted negotiations with California’s Air Resources Board with respect to California’s waiver authority to set fuel economy mandates. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement:  “California was never going to negotiate in good faith with the Trump administration. For years California politicians have made green […]

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Welcome to 2019 and the 116th Congress

All eyes are on Congress this week as a new class of legislators is sworn in and Democrats take control of the House of Representatives. At this crucial time, AEA is ready to advocate for free market energy policies and to protect the American people from threats of increased energy prices. House Democrats have made […]

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AEA Applauds Reform of Costly, Unsafe Federal Fuel Mandates

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) commends the Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency for righting a wrong of the previous Administration by proposing to keep the 2020 federal fuel mandate levels in place as part of the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program and for suggesting to eliminate California’s unprecedented and legally […]

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Coalition Encourages Fuel Economy Reform

WASHINGTON – This morning the American Energy Alliance and 14 co-signing organizations sent a letter to Deputy Administrator King of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in support of NHTSA’s issuance of a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) for model year 2022-2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for light-duty vehicles. Reconsidering these mandates will allow NHTSA […]

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