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$GM reversing course and will no longer back the Trump Admin’s effort to bar California from setting its own emissions rules in an ongoing court fight.Ro_Patel, published November 26, 2020
GM CEO said in a letter to enviro groups it was “immediately withdrawing from the preemption litigation & inviting other automakers to join us.”
Barra spoke to California Governor Gavin Newsom and said in her letter she believes “the ambitious electrification goals of the president-elect, California, and General Motors are aligned, to address climate change by drastically reducing automobile emissions.”
In 2019, GM joined $TM $FCAU in backing the Trump admin in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency rules or zero-emission req'ts. $F & $HMC did not back the Trump Admin.
California & 22 other states & enviro groups challenged the Trump admin’s determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards & zero-emission mandates.