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 Lakes Regional Center. “And it’s directly tied to the resurgence of the U.S. auto industry, which is crucial for the state of Michigan.”

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