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  • Landmark Clean Cars Success

    Landmark Clean Cars Success

    by Sarah Mulkoff National Wildlife Federation September 6, 2012 Last week marked a tremendous victory the fight to reduce the carbon pollution that fuels global warming. On Tuesday, August 28th, the Obama administration finalized the Environmental Protection Agency Fuel Economy Standards that will double the fuel economy of our cars and trucks to 54.5 MGPG by 2025‚Äîan enormous step to curb carbon pollution. Read more…  

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  • Alliance hails higher mileage standards

    Alliance hails higher mileage standards

    by Tyrel Linkhorn Toledo Blade August 31, 2012 A group representing environmental organizations and labor unions including the United Auto Workers is praising new fuel economy standards as a job-creation engine that could bring more than 20,000 jobs to Ohio by 2030. This week, the Obama Administration set in place rules that will require automakers to reach a Corporate Average Fuel Economy of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. The BlueGreen Alliance says the new standard — which nearly doubles [...]

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  • Fuel-efficient US cars? Obama sets target of 54.5 mpg by 2025

    Fuel-efficient US cars? Obama sets target of 54.5 mpg by 2025

    by Mark Clayton Christian Science Monitor August 28, 2012 US vehicle fleets will need to average 54.5 miles per gallon beginning in 2025, about double the level today and one automakers had for years declared was impossible, according to new fuel-efficiency standards set Tuesday by the Obama administration… “As a onetime General Motors mechanic, I’m proud to see Americans already proving we have what it takes to lead in a prosperous clean energy future,” Larry Schweiger, president of the National [...]

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  • Chrysler CEO: Reaching 54.5 MPG is No Walk in The Park

    Chrysler CEO: Reaching 54.5 MPG is No Walk in The Park

    CBS Detroit August 28, 2012 As the Obama administration today releases final rules for reaching a 54.5 mile per gallon fuel economy by 2025, auto companies say they’ve already begun working to meet the challenge. “Everything is on the table,” says Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne… The new standards are being praised by enviornmentalists. “Investing in cleaner, more efficient vehicles is vital for our outdoor heritage here in the Great Lakes,” said Andy Buchsbaum, Director of the National Wildlife Federation’s Great [...]

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