CHELSEA, MI – A draft proposal put forth by the California Air Resources Board to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions in the state 30% beginning in model year ’09 has industry observers crying foul. Auto executives publicly are questioning whether the rules violate U.S. federal laws. CARB’s proposal calls for a phasing in of the rules, which would culminate in achieving the 30% reduction by the ’14 model year. The agency says the regulations would raise vehicle prices by an average ...

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