Automakers side with Trump in legal fight with California

TOM KRISHER and ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota and 10 smaller automakers are siding with the Trump administration in a lawsuit over whether California has the right to set its own greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards. The companies said Monday they will intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Environmental Defense Fund against the administration, which is planning to roll back national pollution and gas mileage standards enacted while Barack Obama was president. The group calls itself the "Coalition or Sustainable Automotive Regulation" and includes Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, Isuzu, Suzuki, Maserati, McLaren, Aston-Martin and Ferrari. "With our industry facing the possibility of multiple, overlapping and incon
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