Making America’s Trucks More Efficient...

De: Nancy-Ann DeParle, The White House

Making America’s Trucks More Efficient

Yesterday, the President directed the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation to set the next round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks by March 2016. This next round of standards will build on the historic work done to date, support American manufacturing innovation, and spur the development of new technologies.

Learn how we're going to make our trucks more efficient.

The President greets Safeway workers after announcing new fuel efficiency standards for large trucks.

President Barack Obama greets audience members after delivering remarks on improving the fuel efficiency of American trucks, at the Safeway Distribution Center in Upper Marlboro, Md., Feb. 18, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)



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 Today's Schedule

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

8:15 AM: The President departs the White House

8:30 AM: The President departs Joint Base Andrews

1:00 PM: The Vice President delivers remarks highlighting the need for continued investment in infrastructure to create jobs and grow our economy

1:10 PM: The President arrives in Toluca, Mexico

1:35 PM: The President greets President Nieto

1:55 PM: The President holds a restricted bilateral meeting with President Nieto

2:10 PM: The President holds an expanded bilateral meeting with President Nieto

3:40 PM: The President accompanies North American leaders for a family photo

3:45 PM: The President attends a working lunch

5:20 PM: The President participates in a walk and talk with Prime Minister Harper of Canada

5:50 PM: The President delivers remarks with President Nieto and Prime Minister Harper WATCH LIVE

6:30 PM: The President participates in the Trilateral North American Leaders Summit Meeting 

7:00 PM: The Vice President attends an event for the Democratic National Committee

8:15 PM: The President, President Nieto and Prime Minister Harper hold a press conference WATCH LIVE

9:50 PM: The President departs Mexico en route Washington, DC

1:50 AM: The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

2:05 AM: The President arrives the White House


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