New Fuel-Efficiency Standards: What They Mean to You

by Jim Avila and Serena Marshall
ABC News
August 28, 2012

Forget 34.5 miles per gallon. Come the year 2025, cars and light-duty trucks will be required to get 54.5 mpg under new standards announced by the Obama administration today.

What does it mean for you besides fewer trips to the gas station? Advocates say two things: savings and jobs…

Following today’s announcement, Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council said “everybody is a winner today.”

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