Apparently it's a renewable energy source.
It is a shame he's retiring to mars, I take it his buick is in the ship with a lot of dos xx since he's on a one wayABSO frickin LUTELY .. totally 100% agree !!!!
Ohh and its a shame the most interesting man in the world just retired
Must have seen the "AGENTS" coming
I can't believe there is so little being said about this subject on this forum.
Read what SEMA has to say about it in their breakdown here: https://www.sema.org/sema-enews/2016/06/debunking-the-myths-epa-proposal-to-prohibit-conversion-of-vehicles-into-racecars?__utma=95790915.483805149.1455173968.1455691578.1455691578.1&__utmb=957909188.8.131.525691578&__utmc=95790915&__utmx=-&__utmz=95790915.1455691578.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none)&__utmv=-&__utmk=194345189
What it looks like to me is these new EPA rules will basically make 99% of TurboBuick.com members' cars illegal.
These new regs will likely also make it impossible for any of you to find and buy performance parts for your cars and trucks. The reason why is because the EPA has already stated its intention to go after the manufactures of aftermarket performance parts and related service providers - serving them with potentially huge fines.
Please point out to me in these proposed regs, how they are written now, where it says they are going to "grandfather in" all existing businesses and products.
Because the way I read it, it sure sounds like these proposed regs prohibit the whole idea of "grandfathering" any existing businesses, products, or services.
Back peddling by the EPA noted.
August 18, 2016:
Harley-Davidson Inc. has agreed to stop selling, buy back and destroy aftermarket engine tuners that the U.S. called emissions-control defeat devices.
The Milwaukee-based company also agreed to pay a $12 million civil penalty as part of a settlement with the U.S. after being accused of violating air-pollution laws by selling the “Screamin’ Eagle” engine tuners. Harley sold more than 339,000 of them from 2008 to 2015, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court in Washington.
Harley is also required to sell only devices that comply with Clean Air Act emission standards. It will contribute another $3 million to mitigate air pollution under its deal with the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency.
“Given Harley-Davidson’s prominence in the industry, this is a very significant step toward our goal of stopping the sale of illegal aftermarket defeat devices that cause harmful pollution on our roads and in our communities," said Assistant Attorney General John C. Cruden, in a statement.
Harley disputed the government’s claim that by selling its tuner through its dealer network, it enabled dealers and customers to tamper with motorcycles used on public roads. The company said the tuner was designed and sold for off-road and closed-course competition.
“This settlement is not an admission of liability but instead represents a good faith compromise with the E.P.A. on areas of law we interpret differently, particularly E.P.A’s assertion that it is illegal for anyone to modify a certified vehicle even if it will be used solely for off-road/closed-course competition,” said Ed Moreland, Harley’s government affairs director, in a statement.
Shares fell almost 8 percent on news of the lawsuit and were down 1.6 percent at 11:41 a.m. in New York.
The U.S. claims Harley manufactured and sold the so-called super-tuners devices that caused motorcycles to emit higher amounts of certain air pollutants than what the company certified to the government. Such devices alter emissions controls and are prohibited under the Clean Air Act on vehicles that have been certified to meet E.P.A. emission standards, the U.S. said.
The case is U.S. v. Harley-Davidson Inc., 16-cv-1687, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (Washington).