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  • American consumers want more miles per gallon

    American consumers want more miles per gallon

    by David Champion, Consumer Reports; and Mark Cooper and Jack Gillis, Consumer Federation of America The Hill’s Congress Blog October 11, 2012 The recent adoption of a new national average fuel economy standard of 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) by the year 2025 is not only one of the most important energy policy moves of the past quarter-century, it is also a big win for consumers… Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America, two of the country’s leading consumer […]

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  • Let’s count the ways to support new fuel-economy standards

    Let’s count the ways to support new fuel-economy standards

    Editorial The Youngstown Vindicator September 24, 2012 New fuel-economy standards for American-made automobiles and light trucks recently adopted by the Obama administration carry a multitude of potential perks for American consumers, the global environment and the Mahoning Valley economy. As such, all players in the race to meet or exceed them should embrace the exciting challenges and tangible rewards they promise… Read more…

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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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  • U.S. announces tough new 54.5-mpg CAFE standard for vehicle fuel economy

    U.S. announces tough new 54.5-mpg CAFE standard for vehicle fuel economy

    by Brent Snavely Detroit Free Press August 28, 2012 The Obama administration ushered in a new era of fuel efficiency standards today by announcing aggressive new regulations that will nearly double fuel economy by 2025 to 54.5 miles per gallon… Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, said consumers will eventually save money because they will spend less money for gas. “These new standards‚will reduce carbon pollution that drives climate change,” Beinecke said. “That’s a win for everybody […]

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

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

    by Mindy Lubber Contributor Forbes 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 […]

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  • Daimler shows big rig getting almost 10 miles per gallon

    Daimler shows big rig getting almost 10 miles per gallon

    By JEFF PLUNGIS Bloomberg May 30, 2012 Daimler AG (DAI)‘s Freightliner unit demonstrated a heavy-duty truck that got 9.3 miles per gallon under realistic driving conditions, becoming the first company in the U.S. to reach fuel-economy goals set by President Barack Obama‘s administration. Read more…  

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