Auto Industry And U.S. Economy Will Benefit Under New Mileage Standards

by Mindy Lubber
August 23, 2012

Any day now, the Obama Administration will adopt the latest mileage targets for passenger cars and trucks sold in America: an average 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025.

U.S. automakers are not just sitting around waiting for the official announcement, nor are they waiting 13 years to start delivering gas-sipping vehicles. Under the previously adopted 2012-2016 standards, they are already offering buyers a wider selection of more fuel-efficient vehicles than ever before…

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