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IEA: “Hard-Earned” Progress at Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies Under Threat

Reinstituting subsidies could prevent the demand destruction that would otherwise occur from a rise in prices.

topics: Fossil Fuel Subsidies, IEA, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Supply

This Week in AVs: Connectivity Trials Come to New York; Uber Report Seeks to Mend Fences With Regulators; and More

SAFE's weekly roundup of the top news in autonomous vehicle innovation and deployment.

topics: Baidu, Ford, GM, New York City, Self-Driving Cars, Uber, V2X, VW, Waymo

Q3 Earnings: Big Oil Raking in Cash, Long-Term Outlook Uncertain

The third quarter of 2017 was also a three-month period that saw the highest oil prices in years. The majors have reoriented themselves around a lower breakeven price, so the upswing in prices have left them in their strongest position in years.

SAFE Joins Voices Calling for Negotiated Settlement with California on Fuel Economy

The agencies propose a range of significant changes to the off-cycle technology program, including ending or sunsetting all off-cycle flexibilities. Any elimination, or phase-out, of the off-cycle technology adjustments would threaten to deter or delay investment in connected and automated vehicle technologies and runs counter to the goals of this rulemaking.

topics: EPA, Fuel Economy, Fuel Efficiency, NHTSA