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NADA: Overreaching Federal Regulations Hurt Consumers with Higher Costs

In upcoming remarks to the Automotive Press Association in Detroit, NADA Chairman Jeff Carlson will discuss its public policy initiatives, which aim to protect consumers from overreaching federal regulations concerning auto financing, recalls and fuel economy.
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Future Auto Regulations Are 'Flawed,' Industry Group Says

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers said the U.S. EPA and NHTSA were "overly optimistic" and relied on "flawed assumptions" about automaker readiness to meet aggressive 2022 to 2025 gas-mileage targets meant to jolt the economy and reduce carbon emissions.
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New Car Mileage Estimates Drop as EPA Changes Test Formula

Highway gas mileage estimates for about one-third of all new vehicles sold in the U.S. will fall by one mile per gallon because the government has changed the way it calculates the numbers on the window sticker.
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NADA Economist: Vehicle Sales Remain Strong in 2016

Despite some economic and political uncertainty ahead with the upcoming elections, NADA is holding steady with its sales forecast of 17.7 million new cars and light trucks for 2016. “We've had six straight years of steadily rising sales, which has been a fantastic period of growth, and vehicles per household have returned to the same level prior to the Great Recession,” NADA Chief Economist Steven Szakaly said. Read more 

NADA Urges Regulators to Confront Affordability Problem in Fuel Economy Mandates

NADA 2016 Regulatory Affairs Chairman Wes Lutz has joined other automotive industry leaders in warning regulators about the significant costs to consumers of implementing overly aggressive fuel economy standards. Lutz said that new vehicles are already becoming unaffordable for millions of consumers. Read more 

NADA Releases Updated Guide on OSHA HazCom Standard

NADA has updated its dealer guide to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard, which requires auto dealerships to provide chemical hazard information to employees who could be exposed to workplace chemical hazards (e.g., service, body and parts personnel).

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