Trump Admin Weakens Clean Car Standards Despite Its Analyses Showin…

The Trump administration today announced the final rule[1] that rolls back Obama-era clean vehicle standards, a move that, according to the government’s own analyses, is expected to benefit the oil industry and harm consumers, public health, and the climate. Experts also warn it will result in litigation and global market inconsistency to the detriment of automakers. The Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles...

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Trump, Automakers Face New Pressure Not to Ease Mileage Rules

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox[1].] Environmentalists and consumer advocacy groups are castigating automakers for supporting the Trump administration’s effort to relax fuel economy standards, amid fresh warnings from a Democratic leader that the plan won’t deliver promised safety benefits and will raise costs for consumers. Senator Tom Carper, a Democrat from Delaware, said the...

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2020 IRS Business Mileage Rate of 57.5 Cents Informed by Motus Cost Data and Analysis

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the 2020 business mileage standard rate of 57.5 cents, calculated with data provided by Motus[2].i As the definitive leader in reimbursement solutions for businesses with mobile-enabled workforces, Motus has deep insights into vehicle cost components. Using a consistent methodology each year, the company conducts statistical analysis of data from the prior year...

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UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing and time is running out to reach the 2020 HIV targets

New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough and flat resources are threatening success. Half of all new HIV infections are among key populations and their partners, who are still not getting the services they need PARIS/GENEVA, 18 July 2018—UNAIDS is issuing countries with a stark wake-up call. In a new report,...

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