Blue, green a powerful combination

uawby Larry Schweiger and Bob King
Toledo Blade Guest Opinion
May 12, 2013

Ten years ago, no one would have thought we could get the world’s largest automakers, the unions that represent workers at auto plants and in the auto supply chain, environmentalists, sportsmen, consumer groups, and the President of the United States to agree to ambitious new fuel-efficiency rules for light-duty vehicles.

Yet these groups found common ground and stood with President Obama at the White House in 2009, when strong efficiency standards were announced for the 2012-2016 model years. They stood together a few years later, when the standards were extended through 2025, effectively doubling the fuel efficiency of cars and light trucks over the next decade…

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