After gas guzzlers

Toledo Blade Editorial
August 30, 2012

The quest for fuel-efficient cars and trucks helped bring the U.S. auto industry back from the brink of collapse. Continuing on that policy path can create 570,000 new jobs by 2030, including a projected 21,000 in Ohio and 20,000 in Michigan, at a relatively low cost to American consumers…

Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken cites a new report by three environmental groups that claims the reshaped, more fuel-efficient U.S. auto industry is responsible for a quarter of Ohio’s job growth and half of Michigan’s over the past three years.

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