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  • U.S. Suppliers of Clean, Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Technologies

    U.S. Suppliers of Clean, Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Technologies

    By Natural Resources Defense Council, National Widlife Federation and United Auto Workers August 2011 Emerging from recent economic turmoil, the United States automotive industry is again profitable. Consumers are demanding cars and light trucks that go farther on a gallon of fuel, and the industry is meeting those demands by adding technologies that improve fuel economy and cut carbon pollution. Vehicle efficiency and emissions reductions are being further encouraged by the first significant improvements in fuel economy standards for both […]

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  • Thanks to Stronger Standards, Consumers Have More Choices

    Thanks to Stronger Standards, Consumers Have More Choices

    Natural Resources Defense Council April 2012 As gas prices are once again soaring, the oil industry and its allies are renewing their calls for more drilling, more pipelines, and continued taxpayers subsidies. But the reality is that greatly increased domestic drilling has failed to lower gasoline prices and had no impact on stopping the latest spike in global oil prices. American drivers need real solutions that can provide them real relief at the gas pump. The good news is that […]

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  • More Jobs per Gallon: How Strong Standards will Fuel American Jobs

    More Jobs per Gallon: How Strong Standards will Fuel American Jobs

    By Ceres July 2011 What kind of mileage and emission standards make sense for Americans and our economy? That’s the question being decided in Washington D.C. right now. As we release this report, the Obama Administration is drawing up new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for passenger vehicles in model years 2017-2025. Ceres, a national coalition of investors and public interest organizations, brings a unique perspective to the debate: we’re focused on the economic impacts of strong […]

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  • Driving Growth: How Clean Cars and Climate Policy Can Create Jobs

    Driving Growth: How Clean Cars and Climate Policy Can Create Jobs

    By Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for American Progress, United Auto Workers March 2010 Reducing America’s dependence on imported oil will not only enhance our national security, but it will createsubstantially more jobs than continuing on our current path of waste and unsustainable resource use. Reengineering theU.S. automobile fleet to use energy more efficiently will require new investments in advanced technology, increasingdemand for skilled labor. Instead of presenting a threat to the auto industry, reigning in reliance on oil and […]

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