Tag: Obama


Trump administration completes rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency rules

March 31, 2020

Via: Automotive News

President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5 percent annual increases in efficiency through 2026 – far weaker than the 5 percent increases in the […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama’s power plant rule

June 19, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry. […]


Manufacturers Liken Impact of Tariffs to Obama-Era Regulations

September 26, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Tariffs are beginning to offset some of the positive impacts that American manufacturers have enjoyed since President Donald Trump started rolling back regulations, according to Jay Timmons, president of the National Association of Manufactures. “If you look back a couple […]


President Obama’s Manufacturing Legacy

January 19, 2017

Via: the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Pundits, partisans and historians will spend plenty of time determining the economic legacy of President Barack Obama’s presidency. I’ll be the first to say it: President Obama did a lot for manufacturing. Some efforts big, some nascent. Let’s begin with […]

Process, R & D

Obama Administration Announces 5 New Manufacturing Hub Competitions

July 29, 2016

Via: dream it. DO IT. Nebraska Blog

The Obama administration is challenging the greatest minds in America to join together to invent the future of manufacturing, bringing together industry experts, university researchers, federal and local government and non-profits to accelerate innovation. Since 2012 the Obama administration has […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric vehicle sales fall far short of Obama goal

January 20, 2016

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT (Reuters) — Back in 2008, with gas prices averaging nearly $4 a gallon, President Barack Obama set a goal of getting one million plug-in electric vehicles on the roads by 2015. Since then, his administration has backed billions of […]