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Loose Change: Toyota faces consumer pushback for backing Trump rule

November 7, 2019
Toyota is facing pushback from some environmentally minded consumers over its decision to support the Trump administration’s final rule preempting California’s auto greenhouse gas and zero-emission vehicle programs, given efforts by the large automaker to stress its environmental bona fides over the past several years. Even though Toyota was joined by other major automakers such as General Motors and Fiat Chrysler in supporting Trump’s preemption rule, the Washington Post reports that the Japanese company’s “position may be particularly risky...

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