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University of Michigan Report Finds Focus on Fuel Economy Would Be Very Profitable for Detroit 3; Says Rapid, Wide-Reaching Change in Business Models Required for Turnaround

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According to the study, higher fuel economy standards would benefit the Detroit 3 automakers the most. Further, the report finds that the existing culture within the domestic auto companies systematically underestimates the value of fuel economy, which has crippled profitability. Source: McManus and Kleinbaum. Click to enlarge.

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Exploring the adoption of EVs in the US, Europe and China; charging scenarios and infrastructure

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Within the US, it examines California, Massachusetts, and Michigan—states covering a range of differences in electric power generation and power market structures. The automobile industry has said that without additional government subsidies they can only sell 600,000 electric cars by 2020 at best.

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NRC report finds Federal analysis to set LD CAFE and GHG standards generally of high quality; some technologies and issues should be re-examined

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The analysis used by federal agencies to set standards for fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas emissions for new US light-duty vehicles from 2017 to 2025 was thorough and of high caliber overall, according to a new report from the National Research Council. UMTRI Survey: US drivers want better fuel economy, don’t care how.

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The EV Transition Explained: Reshaping Labor Markets

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President Biden says his EV policies will result in “one million new jobs in the American automobile industry. Michigan Governor’s Gretchen Whitmer, for example, claimed that since she took office in 2019, 25,000 new auto jobs were added to the state through her leadership in leading “the future of mobility and electrification.”

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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This is different from anything Ive ever seen in my 40 years in the automobile industry." ( Detroit Free Press ). 2/12/07 GM is aggressively pursuing plug-in hybrids "because of the tremendous potential to significantly increase fuel economy," according to spokesman Brian Corbett. This is unusual. Red Herring ). Bloomberg ).

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Biden Visits UAW Picket Lines

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On Tuesday, President Joe Biden went to Michigan to join the United Auto Workers auto workers on the picket line after the union expanded striking to 38 additional GM and Stellantis facilities. And they saved the automobile industry. He also announced that he was planning to visit the UAW with speeches scheduled for Wednesday.