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  • New Fuel-Efficiency Standards: What They Mean to You

    New Fuel-Efficiency Standards: What They Mean to You

    by Jim Avila and Serena Marshall ABC News August 28, 2012 Forget 34.5 miles per gallon. Come the year 2025, cars and light-duty trucks will be required to get 54.5 mpg under new standards announced by the Obama administration today. What does it mean for you besides fewer trips to the gas station? Advocates say two things: savings and jobs… Following today’s announcement, Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council said “everybody is a winner today.” Read more…

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  • States Save Fuel and Create Jobs from 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standards

    States Save Fuel and Create Jobs from 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standards

    With landmark new automobile fuel efficiency standards expected to be released this month, NRDC teamed up with the BlueGreen Alliance to provide a state-by-state breakdown of projected jobs created, fuel saved by consumers and carbon pollution avoided. The results are impressive. Individual states will create tens of thousands of jobs and save billions in fuel costs.

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  • Environmentally- and budget-friendly hybrid cars gain interest

    Environmentally- and budget-friendly hybrid cars gain interest

    By LORI PRICE New Jersey Herald June 3, 2012 High gas prices and eco-concerned consumers are increasing an interest in hybrid and fuel efficient cars. In the effort to save the environment through reducing harmful emissions and consuming less non-renewable resources, the automotive world is making strides in producing environmentally friendly cars for eco-friendly and budget conscience consumers. Read more…    

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  • Report: Obama’s gas-mileage boost will save $69B a year

    Report: Obama’s gas-mileage boost will save $69B a year

    By TODD SPANGLER USA Today April 20, 2012 An environmental group released a report that predicts drivers will save an aggregate of $69 billion a year in fuel costs by 2030 because of new gas-mileage standards in cars. The Natural Resources Defense Council’s report called “Relieving Pain at the Pump” says Americans facing higher gasoline prices are already availing themselves of more fuel-efficient vehicles available as higher miles-per-gallon standards have begun to kick in. Read more…  

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  • Higher standards for MPG will pay off

    Higher standards for MPG will pay off

    By ROLAND HWANG Daily Herald March 19, 2012 If you are fuming about having to shell out your hard-earned cash for Memorial Day gas prices in March, you are not alone. The hard truth: Prices at the pump are not getting better any time soon. Officially, the current average price for regular unleaded in Chicago is $4.13, which is up a wallet-thumping 64-cent rise since January and is 30 cents higher than the current national average of $3.83. Fortunately, real […]

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