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Tesla Motors Inc Ready To Fight Automakers On Fuel Standards

Tesla is preparing to wage a battle traditional automakers on one more front apart from already fighting with them for its direct sales model. At a time when automakers are seeking relief from U.S. regulators on fuel-economy targets, the EV maker is making a case to make the rules even tougher, says a report from The Wall Street Journal.

Tesla to press for harder targets

It is expected that Tesla will make a case to keep the mileage and emissions regulations intact or make them more stringent, says the Journal, citing a company executive. The EV firm will also be making efforts to keep automakers away from loosening regulations in California, which according to the Journal has more “ambitious targets than the federal government.” The U.S. fuel-economy targets ask car makers to make cars averaging 54.5 miles a gallon by...