November 2016 – Industry Headlines

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November 2016 – Industry Headlines

Chevrolet Bolt Named Motor Trend Car of the Year

The Chevrolet Bolt was given the Motor Trend Car of the Year award in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

The Bolt , which is expected to go on sale by the end of this year, is General Motors ( GM ) new battery electric compact car.

Automakers Outperform Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for 4th Consecutive Year

Two reports from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indicate that passenger vehicles achieved record-high fuel economy and exceeded greenhouse gas emission standards in model year 2015.

The World’s Largest Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opened in Nevada, Iowa

The DuPont cellulosic ethanol facility, opened in Nevada, Iowa, on October 30, and is the largest cellulosic ethanol plant in the world. The facility is expected to produce about 30 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year from corn stover, which are the stalks, leaves, and cobs left in a field after harvest, within a 30-mile radius of the site.