New Clean Car Standards: A Job Creator for America and Michigan

A Fact Sheet from
The BlueGreen Alliance
August, 2012

The Obama administration has proposed new performance standards for light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) that will require automakers to introduce increasingly fuel efficient and lower polluting cars. The new standard requires each carmaker to achieve an average fleet performance equivalent to 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) for 2025, which will require an increase in fuel efficiency of about 4 percent annually.



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